LONDON 2012 PARALYMPIC GAMES: NATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING AHEAD OF GAMES
6/7/2012 11:23:52 PM -
The National Paralympic Committee in league with the Ghana Cycling Federation and the National Council on Persons with Disability-NCPD held an emergency meeting regarding the preparations of Para athletes who will be making Ghana proud from the 29th of August to 9th September at the London Paralympics Games.
The roadmap meeting also included a proposed meeting with the National Sports Authority's Director - Mr. Wolanyo Agra which will further conclude a final meeting with the Minister of Youth and Sports-Honorable Kofi Humado.
So far, four Para athletes have qualified for the Games ---Alem Mumuni-Paracycling, Charles Narh-Powerlifting, Nkegbe Botsyo and Anita Fordjour all in Athletics. Two more are expected from Athletics to make up the team as well.
Present at the meeting were the President of the Ghana Cycling Federation, Mr. Sahnoon Mohammed; Executive Director of the National Council on Persons with Disability, Mr. Max Vardon; Bishop Adja Coffie, President of National Paralympic Committee; Teye Doku, Vice President of Ghana Cycling Federation; Williams Kyei, Secretary General of Ghana Cycling Federation; Ignatius Elletey, Secretary General of National Paralympic Committee; Wilson Agbesi, Sports Development Officer of NCPD; Mr. Kuku Dzane, National Treasurer of Disable Sports Association and Dennis Kweku Moore, Director of Communications, Ghana Cycling Federation.
It was a very successful meeting geared towards ensuring the smooth preparations and humble appeal from various corporate bodies for assistance. Meanwhile, the Committee has appreciated the efforts of the Ministry of Youth & Sports, the National Sports Authority and local based NGO-Right to Dream's -massive assistance in this regard.