The COVID-19 Trust Fund has received 53 million from individuals, NGO’s, Groups, Staff of company’s as at the end of June 2020, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Attah has said.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, inaugurated the Board of Trustees of the COVID-19 National Trust Fund, at a brief ceremony at Jubilee House, the seat of the nation’s Presidency.
The Board of Trustees, which is chaired by former Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, have been receiving contributions and donations from the public to assist in the welfare of the needy and the vulnerable. The other members of the Board are Archbishop Justice Ofei Akrofi, Mr. Jude Kofi Bucknor, Gifty Afenyi-Dadzie, Mrs Elsie Addo-Awadzie, Dr. Ernest Ofori-Sarpong, Dr Tanko. Mr. Collins Asare is Secretary to the Board.