The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has approved an amount of 1, 500, 000.00 million Ghana cedis for the 20th anniversary of the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panin.
The money is part of several requests by the Brand, Communication and CSR committee approved by the board on October 25.
The GHC 1, 500,000.00 donation to the Okyenhene is to be used for environment and greening and will be paid over a period of three years.
The Okyenhene launched the 20th Anniversary of his ascension to the Ofori-Panin Stool at a ceremony at the forecourt of the Palace at Kyebi in the Eastern Region.
On October 4, 1999, the Okyenhene was enstooled as the 35th Chief of Akyem Abuakwa to succeed his late brother.
As part of the donations, an amount of 400, 000.00 was also donated to the 2019 Damba festival while an amount of 50, 000.00 was also donated to the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA).
The Ghana Boxing Association also received a donation worth 30, 000.00 dollars. The Rebecca Foundation also received an amount of 120, 000.00 from the GNPC.
The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) also got a donation of 550, 000.00 Ghana cedis.