The First Lady of the United States of America (USA), Melania Trump has arrived in Ghana for a two-day working visit to the West African country.
She was met on arrival by Ghana’s first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo and other top dignitaries from the United States Embassy in Ghana.
She was welcomed at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo on the morning of Tuesday, 2 October 2018.
The two First Ladies toured the children’s block of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital where Mrs Trump donated hampers and teddy bears to the children.
Mrs Trump also donated a phototherapy machine used for treating complications of jaundice in newborn babies, to the hospital.
The trip to Ghana, organised by USAID, is part of Mrs Trump’s ‘Be Best’ campaign, which aims to improve child welfare, especially when it comes to online behaviour and addiction to opioids.
She will also visit Malawi, Kenya and Egypt to complete her week-long visit to Africa.