Hon. Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle Constituency in Western Region, has used the Christmas festive to organised an end-of-year party for over 6,000 children within the constituency.
The party was an annual event that the MP use to celebrate the Birth of Christ with children, especially the vulnerable in the Ellembele and its environs.
The highly elated children were fed with food and drinks amidst outdoor games as well as play and entertainment.
In addition to that, Hon. Kofi Buah presented each of the 6,000 children with a literature books and other stationery items to enable them improve their reading skills and quality education in the constituency.
While interacting with the Children, the former Minister for Petroleum said Christmas was a period to show love and oneness.
“The gesture basically is to let the children remember the birth and life of Jesus Christ, and live in peace and unity with their parents,” he said.
He added that the gesture would motivate and encourage the children to become responsible and disciplined future leaders in Ellembelle and Ghana at large”
He explained that the annual children’s party was to let the children feel the importance of the birth of Jesus Christ, stressing that, Christmas was about love and affection and that, “there is no other way of showing love than to bringing our children together and give them something important and to talk to them on how important they are, how much we cherish them”
The Ellembele lawmaker said, organising such annual event for the Children would go a long way to instill in them the sense of understand that education is so important.
“I personally believe that this is the best way of celebrating Christmas”, he explained.
The MP however commended African Logistics and Vector, a US based companies for supporting him with the books.
He disclosed that the books were more than one million and the rest would be distributed to all Basic Schools within the Constituency when school re-opens.
The Lawmaker expressed his happiness about the number of children who attended the party, adding that he initially was projecting 3,000 but the projected figure doubled.
“I am happy that 6,000 children today are beneficiaries of these books and the party”, he emphasized.
He promised that this gesture would not be a nine day wonder but would be organize annually Since I became Member of Parliament for this area, I have been organising Children’s Party for kids within this area and it is not about giving them only food and drinks but giving them stationary items, toys among others”.
While promising to make the constituency a better place for their future, Hon Buah advised the children to take their education serious and aspire higher to become good leaders even ore than him.
He said children represented the future of the country and advised parents to pay particular attention to the progress of their children in school and at home.
He pledged his continued support to health, education and other development projects to ensure the development of the Constituency.
The lawmaker also urged Ghanaians to enter an election year and live in love, peace and harmony.
“I think that we must really live the essence of Christmas, love, show one another, we will make sure that we work from our heart, we will make sure that we will protect the purse of our country, we will make sure that we are disciplined, we will make sure that we are dedicated”, he concluded.
Some of the children took turns to expresses their heartfelt gratitude to the MP for his humanitarian gesture and prayed that he deepens his love and care for them in the years ahead.
Source: therepublicnewsonline.com/Felix Nyaaba