The residents of Ashaiman, Madina, Madina Zongo, Ashaley Botwe and Kwashieman in the Greater Accra Region last Thursday received their packages of food items from the Ministry of Inner-City and Zongo Development.
At Ashaiman, the food packages were received by the Zango chiefs, Imams and opinion leaders for onward distribution to the residents of the area.
The Ashaley Botwe Zongo Chief and his elders supervised the distribution of the packages to the residents.
The Zango Chief of Kwashieman also received the packages on behalf of his subjects and the residents of Official Town, Awoshie and Darkuman.
Ther Chief Dagadu with his elders received the packages on behalf of the residents of Madina Zongo.
While, Chief Baba Seidu, the Madina received the packages on behalf of his people.
According to officials from the Ministry, the distribution food to the Zongo and Inner-city communities forms part of President Akufo-Addo's promise to alleviate the harsh effect of the lockdown as a result of the novel COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable citizens.
Each package contained Rice, Gari, oil, Tomato paste, Canned Fish, Beans and Eggs.