Petrosol Ghana Limited has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth GH¢15,000 to the Bole District Hospital in the Savannah Region to help in the fight against the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
The items include 80 pieces of N95 facemasks, 10 pieces of surgical facemasks, 12 boxes of latex gloves, 15 pieces of surgical gowns, 7 pieces of full-body gear, 10 gallons of rubbing alcohol 2 gallons of hand sanitiser and 25 packs of voltic drinking water.
Presenting the items on behalf of the company, Mr. Balah Desmond, Northern Region Territory Manager, indicated that the purpose of this donation was to lend the company’s support to efforts being made by state agencies in the fight against COVID-19 in the country, by focusing on some selected hospitals in dire need of these PPEs to protect the lives of their frontline medical workers.
He also indicated that it was to demonstrate the company’s appreciation to the frontline health workers who are working in various communities of the country for their patriotism and dedication to duty, as they risk their own lives to safe the lives of others.
He added, that as the nation applauds and cheers them for the great work they are doing, it is important that we all contribute to ensuring their safety.
The Director of the Bole District Health Directorate, Mr. David Bakuri received the items and expressed his immense appreciation to Petrosol for the kind gesture and demonstration of care for frontline medical workers, especially at this critical time, and assured them that the items will be put to good use and calls on other corporate bodies to also support them.
Mr. David, called on the people of Savannah Region not to be complacent in the fight against the virus.
” The fact that Savannah Region has not recorded any positive case does not mean the virus is not with us, we should therefore try as much as possible and adhere to all the protocols outline by WHO and GHS in the fight against covid-19″, Mr. David cautioned.
Petrosol Ghana Limited is known in the petroleum industry for delivering clean fuel in full quantity through its eighty-three (83) fuel stations across the country, and also supplies bulk to corporate consumers of quality diesel and lubricants.
It has also won several awards for its commitment to best industry practices and ethical business conduct.
By Chipo Kwaku