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2022 RAMADAN: Chairman Odeneho Donates To Muslim Journalists, Party Activists & Others

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Information reaching The New Trust Newspaper indicates Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, the Ashanti regional Chairman hopeful for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has again surprised zongo communities, especially Muslim Journalists in the region among several NPP Muslim groups as part of his contribution towards their religious annual fasting & prayers to mark the Holy Ramadan month.

The incumbent Kwabre South chairman who doubles as Chairman of Association of Constituency chairmen donation is said to have extended to NPP Muslim groups including; serial callers, Radio &TV Communicators, Nasara coordinators, Muslims groups in Asawase constituency, Kejetia and Central Market leadership among other stakeholders as well as Chief Iman to support the needy ones respectively. The donated items include; sugar, cartons of milk, cartoon of tea, assorted drinks among other items.

Even though, the donations were done privately some of the beneficiaries couldn’t hide their appreciation to the Ashanti regional chairman hopeful told this paper they are shocked and surprised about the donation.

They described the donations as Allah-sent in this era when cost of items are on the higher side.

The beneficiaries encouraged COKA to continue his gesture since giving is Central in Islam. It is on record that charitable giving is one of the most important responsibilities in Islam because it impacts the welfare of the individual and society as a whole. It considered the noblest way of spending wealth. According to them,Zakat or charity is the Third pillar of Islam and a major teaching.

It would be recalled that for the first time in the political history of the region, Chairman Odeneho who is affectionately called COKA distributed Christmas Cards to media practitioners, NPP communicators in the region among other stakeholders.

As soon as it was made public the incumbent Chairman quickly rushed to embark on a similar gesture to save his face after he has been accused by many party activists especially the communicators of the party for abandoning them. Mr.Alhassan Okogyeabour who received the items on behalf of the journalist is said to have commended the leader of COKA family for the love shown to them.

They also prayed for Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah( COKA) , asked for Allah’s peace and protection for him during his political journey.

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