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The Ghana Government Pensioners’ Association in the Ho Municipality of the Volta Region have climaxed their activities for this year with the ‘End of Year Get-Together Party’ and a fundraising ceremony.

The fundraising according to them was for the commencement of a storey building project initiated by the Association.

They said, the ceremony will help foster unity as well as present a platform to share ideas and also take strides toward the growth and development of the association.

The Chairman of the association, Reverend Prof. William Opare said, the Association have made efforts to support education as part of their corporate responsibility in the municipality, adding that they are formulating effective plans to cooperate with some educational institutions in the country to aid them with the initiative.

He stated that the association has also taken steps to put up a three-flat building with offices early next year to empower all pensioners in contributing to the growth and development of the municipality as well as equipping pensioners with temporal jobs.

Reverend Prof. Opare further for government’s support with funds toward the commencement of the project.

He also appealed to the government to increase their meager pension allowances.

The Volta Regional Operations Commander of Police, Michael Awumey lauded the leaders of the association for their remarkable efforts made to develop the society as well as putting smiles on the face of other pensioners in the municipality.

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