The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi has presented an amount of Ghc5,000 and items to veteran Actor,  Kofi Laing [Kohwe].

The Minister was joined by filmakers, Socrate Safo and Abeiku Sagoe.

This follows after the actor made a passionate appeal to Ghanaians to show him love while he is still alive and not wait till his death.

Kohwe has urged leaders and Ghanaians, in general, to care about the plight of some veterans who played pivotal role in the movie industry.

According to him, some of his colleagues died as paupers because there was no help from anywhere.

Kohwe is known for his comic roles he played in Ghana’s Akan Drama series and the popular District Colonial Court.