- The Regional Administrative Manager of NAS, Francis Ohemeng, revealed that but for the timely arrival of the ambulances, accident victims would have lost their lives
- According to him, over 23 people have been saved due to the ambulances
- He said hitherto the arrival of the ambulances the region depended on more private ambulances
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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that more than 23 lives have been saved by the National Ambulance Service (NAS) in the Central Region.
The Regional Administrative Manager of NAS, Francis Ohemeng, revealed that but for the timely arrival of the ambulances, the victims could have lost their lives without proper care.
According to a report by Ghana News Agency, Ohemeng lauded the government for the initiative of procuring the new state-of-the-art ambulances since hitherto to the arrival of the ambulance, the region depended on private ambulances or fell on the Greater Accra for help.
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"Now, we have 25 operational ambulances to serve our people. We also have enough human resources to be dispatched for all services and this will go a long way to make our services appreciated," he said.
The Regional administrative manager was however optimistic that the years of late and unresponsive ambulance services were over and urged all to keep their emergency numbers.
He disclosed that the NAS would soon begin a massive public education on its mandate and share its emergency numbers to reach out to all regardless of one's location.
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In other news, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has completed the payments of debt owed Bulk Oil Distribution Companies (BDCs).
This was revealed in a statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the BDCs, Senyo Hosi. The debts owed by the government had accrued between 2011 and 2015.
According to the Chambers CEO, Mr. Hosi, government made the final payment, which included interest on January 13, 2020.
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