Former President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kuffour hosted Children from the SOS Children’s Village, Asiakwa to spend time with him during his 79th birthday celebration last Friday 8th December 2017.

In an address, he mentioned that we must all come together as citizens of Ghana to maintain peace and work together to move our nation forward. While addressing the children from SOS CV Asiakwa, President Kuffour advised the children to learn hard at school, show love to others, be their brother’s keeper, work hard and always be humble.
President Kuffour presented about 180 books to the SOS CV Asiakwa together with school bags. Receiving the donation, the Village Director, Mr. Emmanuel Effirim expressed profound gratitude for the donation and wished him a happy birthday.

The children expressed their excitement when they interacted with President Kuffour. Among the experiences shared by them: Lydia said ‘I am excited to meet the former president of Ghana. This is my first time meeting him in person’ she smiled.

‘If anyone asks me who gave me this bag, I will say, my grandfather gave it to me, says Shirley.
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The birthday celebration was a joyous one. As guests were treated to sumptuous meals and melodious tunes from ace musician, Amakye Dede, also performing at the celebration was the Winneba Youth Choir. Present at the gathering were fellows from the John Agyekum Kuffour Foundation, members of Parliament, family and friends.

Happy birthday President Kuffour. The entire family at SOS CV Ghana wishes that you age in grace and be in good health.

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