URBANET Ghana in collaborations with Action Aid, Tree Aid and the European Union have donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to some institutions in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region.
Items presented includes; Veronica Buckets, Disinfectants, Liquid Soap, and Hand Gloves.
Beneficiary institutions are the Central Gonja District Assembly, Department of Agriculture, Department of Gender/Social welfare, District Police Command.
The rest are Central Gonja District Hospital, Association of Persons Living with Disabilities and two CSOs under their the Northern Ghana Integrated Development Project.
Speaking at a brief ceremony in Buipe, Executive Director of URBANET Ghana, Mr.Zakariya Abdul Rashid said the gesture is aimed to support government’s efforts in the fight against covid-19.
According to him, their targeted are vulnerable persons/communities and informal workers in the fight against Covid-19.
“We wish to stand in solidarity with them in this difficult time. Even though the PPEs are meant for the key stakeholder institutions present, we hope the ultimate beneficiaries will be our target constituents because of the services they receive from our partner institutions,” he stated.
On his part, the Co-ordinating Director of Central Gonja District Assembly, Mr. Baba Abukari who received the items on behave of the District Chief Executive thanked Urbanet and their partners for extending their support to the District Assembly and its departments.
He added the donation came in good time as availability of PPEs remains one of the challenges in the facing the fight in the region.
However, the Savannah Region has so far recorded only one case of the Coronavirus.
Source: tamaleonline.net | Prince Chentiwuni