Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Veep of the Republic of Ghana has today, September 8, visited an 82-year-old madam Daari Pogo, a cured leper who had been abandoned by her family.
The Vice President visits of the Gurungu motori in the Wa West is part of his regional tour of the Upper West region.
According to the Vice President, Dr. Bawumia post sighted by Talks Africa Media on Facebook, few months ago, He was inspired by a Joy News documentary which depicted the sorry plight of Daari Pogo, who was forced to live in a dilapidated 5 meters by 6-meter mud hut with her granddaughter Adjara after her abandonment.
As a result, Dr. Bawumia said he built for her a two-bedroom self-contained house.
Expressing happiness for Dr. Bawumia’s kind gesture, the Patron of the Lepers Aid Society, expressed gratitude and said “today is a happy day in my life and I thank God for what he has done for Madam Pogo.”
“We must continue to be each other’s keeper.” The Patron advised.
Talks Africa Media | Muftaw Iddrisu