Asante Kotoko Board Member Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban Saves His Alma Mater From Hunger
Asante Kotoko Board member, Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban, has saved students of his former high school, the Mfantsipim School from hunger after the school announced the shortage of food some weeks ago and called upon the Old Boys to help shore up the school’s feeding needs.
This made the Chief Executive Officer of Rigworld Group come to the aid of the school by donating some food items to his alma mater.
Donating the food items on behalf of the distinguished business mogul, the Finance Manager of the Rigworld Group Mr. Stephen Darkwah Jnr noted that the donation is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility programme.
“We are here on behalf of Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group to donate these food items as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program. We chose Mfantsipim because our founder is a product of this esteemed school. We believe that these food items will help motivate the young men of this notable school to work hard at their studies so they can, in turn, make a valuable contribution to society”.
The Headmaster of the Mfantsipim School, Rev. Ebenezer K. Aidoo on behalf of the school expressed his profound gratitude and that of the management to Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group for their kind gesture and urged other companies to emulate the same to complement what the government is doing.
He said, “It is obvious that I am excited to receive these items.” They’ve come at the right time to supplement what the government is doing. So, I am happy for this kind gesture; it will go a long way to motivate the boys to study. I will also urge others to emulate the support given to us by Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group. “
Among the items which the Rigworld Group donated, including 400 hundred bags of rice, 100 bags of sugar, and 30 gallons of cooking oil to assist management of the school to feed the students.
Kofi Amoa-Abban is a Ghanaian oil and gas entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Rigworld Group, an oil and gas services business with operations across the West African sub-region, and also serves as a board member of Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
Source: opemsuo.com/ Sasu Danquah