17yr old Rita with her 10-months-old son ( Photo Credit - Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh, Images Image)

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has made a donation of food items and provided accommodation to 17-year-old Rita Awuni who is school mates with her 10-months-old son.

As reported earlier by NewsWire GH, Rita, an orphan decided not to allow her current situation as a teenage mother to stop her from achieving her educational goals.

The teenage orphan returned to school after giving birth to her son, defying the social stigma and stereotype to continue her education.

According to Special Aide to the Vice President, Dr. Kabiru Tia Mahama, the Vice President after watching Rita on national television was touched and has thus directed the Department of Social Welfare to put in place measures to ensure the safety of the young mother and her son.

Young Rita is also to choose an apartment of her choice which is closer to her school.

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