The Chairman of the Tobinco Group of Companies, Elder Nana Amo Tobin I, has donated food items and medical supplies worth GHC1500, 000 to victims of the Appiatse explosion in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region.
13 persons perished while 59 got injured in Thursday’s huge explosion at Appiatse, a town between Bogoso and Bawdie in the Western Region.
The explosion occurred when a motorcycle collided with a vehicle carrying mining explosives to a mining site on Thursday, 20 January 2022.
Apart from the deaths, the explosion also destroyed several domestic and commercial properties.
Elder Dr Nana Amo Tobin I donated the items on Friday, January 21st, 2022 after the incident.
Elder Nana Amo Tobin I said, the donation formed part of giving back to the people who have been patronizing his company’s products over the years.
He expressed the hope that the donation which includes food items, mattresses, roofing sheets, medical supplies among others will help ease the sufferings of the victims.
He expressed his condolences to the affected families and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
Receiving the items, the Municipal Chief Executive of Prestea Huni-Valley, Dr Isaac Dasmani expressed gratitude to the Chairman of Tobinco Group of Companies and urged other corporate bodies and philanthropists to emulate his action.