Ghana is among the several African countries hit with the Coronavirus crisis, according to stats from the Ghana Health Services and the Ministry of Information, there are 205 confirmed cases, 31 recoveries and 5 deaths.
Hence, prompting companies around the country to reach out with helping hands to affected individuals and also frontline services providers. Management of Everpure Ghana Limited, producers of Everpure purified Drinking water-based in Tema have joined the fight by assisting frontline service providers in the Tema Metropolitan and GA South Municipal Assemblies respectively.
At a brief ceremony in Tema, Mr Edbert Owusu Adjah, Commercial Director of Everpure Ghana Limited said: “since water is a life and a necessary commodity, it is essential to support frontline service providers helping to fight the pandemic and hence the donation.“
“Everpure Ghana is aware of the government’s efforts to fight the pandemic and it is important that the Business community also contribute their bit to support the fight,“ he added.
The company presented 900 bags of Sachet water, 500 cartons of bottled water and 15 boxes of Alcohol-based hand sanitizer to the Tema General Hospital, Tema Regional Police Command and the GA South Municipal Assembly simultaneously.
Tema Regional Commander, DCOP Edward Johnson Akrofi Oyerifi, said “the COVID-19 has come as a surprise which many governments are fighting to keep under control and put in some measures in place that will ensure the safety of citizens.
As security forces of Ghana, we are implementing the partial lockdown as directed by President Akufo-Addo, and we are doing everything possible to keep everyone safe. Water is an essential component that can energise personnel on the ground for efficient work per their duties assigned,” he concluded.
He later thanked the management of Everpure for the effort and kind gesture put in place and he acknowledges that in came at the opportune time.
Also, receiving the items on behalf of Tema General Hospital, Dr Richard Anthony, a Medical Director, thank the team from Everpure for thinking about them and added that he believes this will go a long way to help workers in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
In a related development, Madam Rosemary Asiamah, Human Resources and Administration Manager of the Company made a similar gesture to the GA south Municipal Assembly.
Receiving the items, Mr Emmanuel Baisie, Coordinating Director of the Assembly expressed gratitude to the company on behalf of the Assembly.
The Management of Everpure Ghana further encouraged the public strictly adhere to the safety measures such as frequent handwashing with soap under running water, practice a social distance at least 2 meters, not touching face, ears, nose and eyes with hands.
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