- Opani Sarfo, a poor father of five has been massively surprised with GHC1,000 (N66,411.73) after he couldn't stand the lockdown hunger anymore
- The old man who works as a cobbler says he was in his shop hoping to be able to make GHC5 by the end of the day for his family to buy food
- The emotional gesture and video were under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation
A 56-year-old Ghanaian cobbler called Opani Sarfo who could not endure the lockdown exercise because of extreme hunger broke down in tears on camera after receiving a gift of GHC1,000 (N66,411.73).
The father of five children was blessed with the gift by individuals in Virginia, USA, under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation under the leadership of Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng.
Opani Sarfo was spotted in his cobbler shop which was in violation of the lockdown exercise put in place by President Nana Akufo-Addo to contain the spread of COVID-19.
See the video below:
When asked why he was there to work, Sarfo mentioned that he did not have anything at home and hunger was killing his family.
According to Opani Sarfo, he was hoping to be able to make about GHC5 for the day, which his family would use to buy some rice and cook for the day.
This explains why the old man broke down in tears after the Crime Check Foundation boss handed him GHC1,000 (N66,411.73) to take care of his family in these hard times of the COVID-19 crisis.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian with the name Princess Veronica Adegbite wrote an open letter to the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye.
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Veronica said that she has noticed that Christians have not been united in the country, saying churches are only concerned about their individual members.
She asked why Adeoboye has not come out to declare a total war against the pandemic, recalling how he organized a road walk months ago to protest the killings of Nigerians.
“…up till now I have not seen any national broadcast mandating or declaring national fasting and prayer for every Christians to participate. Are we saying that COVID-19 is greater than our Almighty God,” she said.
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