Management of Asanko Gold Ghana Limited, a mining company in the Amansie South district, has donated some items wealth millions of Ghana cedis to Amansie South District Assembly to be used as preventive measure in the spreading of covid 19 virus.
The valuable items includes Veronica Buckets, Carbolic soap, hand sanitizers, liquid soaps, nose masks and hand gloves.
Coronavirus also known as convid19 for the past one month has caused untimely death to so many citizens worldwide while others are still in quarantine hospitals receiving medical treatment which the story is not different from that of Ghana.
Presenting the items is a short durbar held today at Manso Adubia the district capital of Amansie South District,
The General Manager of Asanko Gold Ghana Limited Mr. Charles Amoah mentioned that this donation is their widow’s might in trying to prevent the spread of the virus in the District as part of their cooperate social responsibility to improve the lives and health of the the people in which the company operates.
He stated that the Asanko Gold Mining Company is poised to to help the citizens of this country to prevent themselves from this deadly disease and one of the best thing is to support the health facilities with these items so they can use to control this virus. He emphasized that the district which is full of mining activities with a huge population with different ethical background so we are giving this to some of the health facilities in the district to make the virus effective control.
Receiving the items, the District Chief Executive, Hon. William Bediako Asante, expressed his delight for items donated by the company. He assured them that the items would be used judiciously in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
He said already the Assembly had spotted some markets and other facilities that need urgent attention and we will make sure these items are going to be distributed as urgent as immediately to avoid people getting contact with the virus.
He said the District Assembly under his leadership has outline so many preventive measures to curtail the spreading of this virus adding that there is going to be a fumigation exercise in all the market and other choke areas which he appealed to the good people of Amansie South District to cooperate with the Assembly to make the president vision of preventing this virus becomes reality.
In conclusion Hon.William Asante Bediako extend his hand to all well-to-do individuals and companies in the District to emulate the gesture by Asanko Gold since we are not in normal times.
Present at the presentation ceremony was the District Health Director, Mr. Ofosu-Kwabi Nasas, who also said that there are about Twenty Health facilities in the District that are in dire need of these items and assured both the DCE and the company that the items would be put to good use.
Filed by Omono Asamoah EZRA FM & Simon Opoku Afriyie OTEC