COVID-19: Level 300 student at KNUST donates PPEs in fight against the pandemic

COVID-19: Level 300 student at KNUST donates PPEs in fight against the pandemic

- A young chemistry student in KNUST called Kyeremateng Oppong Daniel has joined the fight against COVID-19 by providing free essentials to communities

- The level 300 student organized his colleagues and mobilized some resources to make hand sanitizers and buy PPEs for locals in the Ashanti Region

- Some of the areas the team visited with their act of benevolence were Asenua, Buokrom Estate, Ahwia and Asorenkwanta

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Kyeremateng Oppong Daniel, a level 300 student of the Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology (KNUST) has made a massive donation to some communities in Ashanti Region in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

YEN.com.gh's sources reveal that Kyeremeh Oppong Daniel, who is affectionately called KOD, is a chemistry student of the prestigious institution.

He earmarked some communities in the Kwabre District for his donation namely: Asenua, Buokrom Estate, Ahwia and Asorenkwanta who were beneficiaries of the donations.

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COVID-19: Level 300 student at KNUST donates PPEs in fight against the pandemic

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The young chemist made several donations including alcohol-based hand sanitizers, protective hand gloves, nose masks and veronica buckets.

Kyeremateng Oppong appears to be highly skilled as he indicated the alcohol-based sanitizers were manufactured by him with the assistance of some other colleagues from KNUST.

Upon interrogation, the young man explained his reason for the whole act. According to him, it was "an act of citizenship and active participation in the sensitization and fight against this deadly pandemic".

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He further appealed to all corporate bodies or institutions to come on board and support his campaign against COVID-19 and to create awareness on the pandemic.

Kyeremeh mentioned that he and his team plan to embark on more community visits for similar acts of benevolence.

In other news, over 500 slum dwellers at Dagomba Line in Ashanti Region have been rendered homeless as fire has ravaged their wooden houses in these times of COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown.

A report gathered by Citinewsroom.com indicates that Francis Darko-Kono, Ashanti Regional Operations Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service attributed to a possible electrical fault.

This has happened less than 48 hours to the lockdown exercise that has been declared by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to take effect from Monday, March 30, 2020.

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