GASBU Donates To Accra Psychiatric Hospital

The Ghana Adventist Singing Band Union (GASBU), of the South Ghana Conference of the SDA Church has donated assorted items worth over seven thousand Ghana Cedis to the inmates of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital. The items include; bags of gari and sugar, toiletries, slippers, used clothing’s, drinks among others.

Presenting the items, the Executive Secretary Of the South Ghana Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pastor Nathan Odonkor said the donation forms part of the church’s corporate social responsibility to society.

He again stressed that the inmates are part of God’s family and needs to be shown love and care to help speed up their healing process.

Pastor Odonkor further urged Ghanaians to always pray for the inmates and avoid stigmatizing them when they come back into the society.

Receiving the items on behalf of the inmates, Mrs. Elesi Otto thanked GASBU and the entire SDA Church for the kind gesture.

She promised the Union the items will be used for its intended purpose. However Mrs. Otoo just like Oliver Twist, asked for more and called on other benevolent and faith based organisations to emulate the gesture.

Meanwhile, in a group of two, GASBU marched through both the male and female wards with good tunes and popular choruses such as “Oye”, “Oh Yehowa” and others. The singing exercise was coupled with prayers for the inmates. The Ministerial and Family Ministries Director, Pastor Acheampong and Elder I. O Amponsem who is the Finance Officer of the Valley View University where also there to support.

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