By Lydia Kukua Asamoah, GNA
Accra, March 12, GNA – The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Naa
Okaikor Akufo-Addo, has been explained by many as a passionate philanthropist
with keen interest in difficulties that impression girls and youngsters, as she marks her
69th Birthday on Thursday.
Numerous Ghanaians have taken to their social media handles to
show their like and regard to the First Girl and to want her well.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo gave prominence to his
much better half’s birthday on his social media handle indicating: “A Content 69th
Birthday to my attractive Rebecca, Love Normally, Nana Addo”.
The President, who hardly ever hides his admiration of his spouse,
praised her for her sterling function in contributing towards the provision of
important services to Ghanaian women of all ages and children.
A remarkable assertion he produced in Ga last Oct, which
been given a thunderous applause from the far more than 1,000 contributors attending
a meeting in Accra, said: “Rebecca, ayeekoo, obomoden,” to wit, “Rebecca,
properly-completed, you have excelled”.
Some of the messages that poured in from properly-wishers go through:
“Happy birthday, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo. On this special working day what I check with from
God for you is His protection, power, favour and ample grace…You have
been an inspiration to all of us.”
Lydia mentioned: “Awwww…Delighted birthday Mom Rebecca Akufo-Addo, I
pray for fantastic health, peace and the steerage of God for you in all your
endeavours. Get pleasure from your day Mom!
Maame Konadu wrote: “Happy Birthday Mum, Ghana is blessed to
have you. Develop in the knowledge of God and might God go on to give you particular
path as you embark on this good assignment as Ghana’s 1st Woman.
Abigail exclaimed: “69th ??? Waowwww…Content
birthday your Excellency. Receive heavenly strength to do a lot more exploits”.
Doreen said: “I just cannot believe that mummy is actually 69 cos she
appears to be like way more youthful than her age…May God continue to bless her and maintain her
youthful…Great wellness and extensive lifetime to mummy”.
Becky explained: “Waow, we all pray that we will grow in magnificence
like our mother. Wishing her more blessed and healthy years”.
“Happy birthday beautiful Ma’am, your new age appears quite good
on you”, On this Unique working day of our Mum I question for Grace, A lot more Wisdom, Toughness,
and over all, the Peace of God on her life. I also check with for additional Divine doorways
to be opened unto her, Delighted Birthday,” said a well- wisher.
Other messages recommended her for producing an influence in the
lives of numerous in health care, mentorship and expertise improvement for young women
and women both equally in and out of university.
Mrs Akufo-Addo experienced been operating in the regions of lifestyle,
education, and health to advance and shield women and little ones.
She co-launched the Charity Infanta Malaria Prevention
Basis in 2005 to help the countrywide work to decrease malaria infections
in infants and younger young children.
Considering that 2017, the Charity experienced added the eradication of
malnutrition to its scope of operate, acquiring recognised the inter-relation concerning
malaria and malnutrition, particularly in small children.
She set up the Rebecca Basis in January 2017 with
focus on the properly-getting of Ghanaian girls and small children by means of the
implementation of sustainable, collaborative and superior effects tactics.
For the duration of her first yr as the To start with Lady, Mrs Akufo-Addo
elevated funds to assemble a Mom and Infant Paediatric Intensive Treatment Device at
the Komfo Anokye Teaching Clinic in Kumasi, and one more a single at the Korle-Bu
Training Clinic in Accra, a gesture broadly applauded area and worldwide
Her Foundation is also serving to to raise funds to complete the
building of a hostel for the mom and dad of small children on cancer treatment at the
Korle-Bu Educating Healthcare facility, as effectively as functioning other mentorship programmes for
both of those in-college and out of school younger women.
As Ghana’s leading Ambassador for HIV and AIDS, Mrs
Akufo-Addo will work with the Ghana AIDS Commission and other associates to ensure
that the region met all its HIV/AIDS targets.