- Ghanaian football striker, Asamoah Gyan, has commenced his coronavirus sensitisation campaign and donation at the Mallam market in Accra
- Asamoah Gyan and his team gave out Veronica buckets, hand sanitisers, soaps and health materials in support of government's efforts against the COVID-19
- The former Black Stars captain reiterated measures outlined by the government including the social distancing guideline
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Ghanaian footballing star, Asamoah Gyan, has started his coronavirus donations today, [Friday], March 27, 2020, at the Mallam market in Accra.
The former captain of the Ghana Black Stars personally handed Veronica buckets, hand sanitisers, soaps, and other products to the women at the market for the prevention and containment of the coronavirus.
Baby Jet reiterated the social distancing guideline recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and President Akufo-Addo to help nip the spread of the dreadful disease.
Asamoah Gyan, who was recently appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Youth Association-Ghana, visited the Mallam Market with a team to make the donation and indicated that they’ll be visiting other places in the country to make similar donations.
Baby Jet further noted that they decided to approach this exercise with extreme caution hence the small team to avoid breaching the president’s directives against social gatherings.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the NorthEast United player noted that the donation is in support of efforts by government to prevent and contain the spread of the COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Ghana has a total number of 136 recorded cases of the coronavirus which has claimed at least 4 lives as of March 27, 2020.
In other news, the Chief Executive Officer of the Despite Group of Companies, Dr Osei Kwame Despite and his brother, Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong have made a cash donation of $100,000.00 to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) for the fight against COVID- 19.
The donation will help health authorities at KATH to provide health essentials such as gloves, overalls, nose masks, N95 Respirators, face shields, goggles, aprons, examination gloves, heavy-duty gloves, gumboots and hand sanitisers for healthcare frontliners in the prevention and containment of the coronavirus.
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