Aspiring member of parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon, John Dumelo is giving out GHC 200,000 emergency business loans with zero interest to small scale business owners in his municipality.
The businesses eligible for the loan he stated include “roasted plantain sellers, the corner shops, the tabletop retail outlets, the evening kenkey, bread/egg, waakye and vegetable sellers and all those who work hand to mouth to take care of their families, including some other small scale businesses across the constituency.”
John who is a candidate on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress explained that “the COVID-19 crises including the lockdown has negatively affected many businesses in the Ayawaso West Constituency.”
In a tweet where he shared the information, he added that the modalities for accessing the loan would be communicated directly to the business owners.
— MrDumelo (@johndumelo1) April 22, 2020
According to him, he is hopeful his contribution will revive many businesses and create more job opportunities adding that this will make “Ayawaso West the greatest”.