- Everpure Ghana Limited, producers of Everpure drinking water, has donated loads of items help fight the Coronavirus disease in the Tema and Ga South areas in the Greater Accra region
- The items including bags, bottles of water and hand sanitizer are to help frontline service providers during their work in dealing with the pandemic
Beneficiaries of the donation were the Tema Regional Police Command, Tema General Hospital, and Ga South Municipal Assembly
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Ghana has so far recorded 205 cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) with 31 recoveries and 5 deaths, according to the Ghana Health Services and the Ministry of Information Monitoring team.
To help curb the spread of the disease, management of Everpure Ghana Limited, producers of Everpure purified drinking water based in Tema has supported the frontline service providers in the Tema Metropolitan and Ga South Municipal areas.
The company has presented 900 bags of sachet water, 500 cartons of bottle 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.
Presenting the items, Edbert Owusu Adjah, Commercial Director of Everpure Ghana Limited indicated that since water is life and a necessity, it is essential to support frontline service providers helping to fight the pandemic hence the donation."
“Everpure Ghana is aware of 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.
Receiving their items, Tema Regional Police Commander, DCOP Edward Johnson Akrofi Oyerifi, stated how 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 lock down 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 said.
He thus thanked management of Everpure for the effort and kind gesture put in place and he acknowledge that in came at the opportune time.
On his part, Dr Richard Anthony of Tema General Hospital thanked the team from Everpure for thinking about them adding that the items will go a long way to help workers in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
The items for the Ga South Municipal Assembly were presented by Rosemary Asiamah , Human Resources and Administration Manager of Everpure in a separate ceremony.
Receiving the items , Mr Emmanuel Baisie , Coordinating Director of the Assembly expressed gratitude to the company on behalf of the Assembly.
After the kind donations, the management of Everpure Ghana further encouraged the public strictly adhere to the safety measures such as frequent hand washing with soap under running water, practice social distance at least two meters, not touching face, ears, nose, and eyes with hands.
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