Rebecca Akufo-Addo donates $20,000 to ‘sick’ pencil artist

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has extended her benevolence to ailing pencil artist, Emmanuel Apraku.

Emmanuel Apraku

Apraku, who is popularly known as Ray, received a donation of $20,000 from the First Lady.

The amount is to help cover the £40,000 needed to treat Emmanuel Apraku from the liver disease he’s battling with.

A tweet on Ray’s twitter handle announced that “The First Lady, Her Excellency Rebecca Akufo-Addo has donated $20,000 to help cover the cost of the amount needed for Emmanuel Apraku's treatment. We wish him a speedy recovery God bless you First lady and all those who helped and are helping.”

Check the tweet below

Get our Top Stories delivered to your inbox

Welcome to the Pulse Community! We will now be sending you a daily newsletter on news, entertainment and more. Also join us across all of our other channels - we love to be connected!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh