December 27, 2014

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Subin, Mr Isaac Osei, has donated food items and cash in support of the aged and other vulnerable people in the constituency.

These included bags of rice, gallons of edible oil and large quantities of tinned fish.

The MP, who went from house-to-house to distribute the gifts and interacted with the beneficiaries, said the gesture was to bring some comfort to them as they celebrated the Yuletide.

He underlined his determination to do everything he could to make things a bit better for the poor in the constituency.

Mr Osei called for the extension of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty programme – a social safety-net, to the “poorest of the poor” in the urban areas.

The intervention, he said, should not be limited only to those in the rural communities because there were many in the cities and towns living in abject poverty.

He again appealed to the rich in society to show generosity to the socially-disadvantaged.