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Wa-Naa Donates A Brand New Tricycle Motorbike To Bahass Foundation In Wa

The Overlord of the Waala Traditional Area, Wa-Naa, Naa Fuseini Pelpuo IV, has donated a brand new tricycle motorbike to Bahass Foundation in Wa. The donation was made in fulfillment of an appeal that the foundation had made to the Wa-Naa a year ago. This came to light when Bahass Foundation, during this year’s celebration of World Mental Health Day, paid a courtesy visit to the Wa-Naa’s palace, with some thirty-four mentally challenged persons whom the foundation fete and bathed in Wa.

Wa-Naa has also promised to provide a land for Bahass Foundation to help improve its activities to put a smile on the faces of the vulnerable. The foundation also visited the Upper West Regional Chief Imam’s Office after Wa Naa’s Palace.

At the Chief Imam’s Palace, the Islamic cleric after showering praises on Bahass Foundation, said “it is not anyone’s making to be mentally retarded and therefore should not be treated as outcasts”. He further prayed for God’s healing for the mentally retarded persons and the progress of Bahass Foundation.

Mentally challenged persons with Bahass staff

The Chief Executive Officer of Bahass Foundation, Elyasu Yussif Baba on his part, registered his profound gratitude and appreciation for the offer by the overlord of the Waala traditional council, the counseling and powerful supplications’ from the Chief Imam. The CEO however Called on the Overlord, religious houses and the general public to consider the mentally derailed in society as human and treat them as such, since it is not the wish of any of them to be in that unfortunate state “I brought these mentally challenged persons before you, to present them to you and our sister faith based houses to accept them (mentally retarded persons) as part of us in the society”. Mr. Yussif Baba has said

Meanwhile, the Regional Sales Officer of Africa Consumer Product Limited and Wimar Africa Limited, Abdul Mateen Abubakar, has also donated some cartons of soap to Bahass Foundation during the celebration of the World Mental Health Day in WA.

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