AgriAcess Ghana limited, an Agric focus company has donated assorted items in various categories to the Upper West Regional health directorate towards ensuring the preparation of the region and its frontline workers in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The items received by the Regional Director of Health services Dr. Osei Afreh Kuffuor were in various categories according to the requirements for the COVID 19 fight. The items include; Liquid soap 4/5litres, Hand sanitizers 5 liters 10, Hand sanitizers 250ml 40, Tissue paper 13 packs, Toilet rolls 10 packs, N95 Nose masks 2boxes, Water bottle 10 boxes.
In a speech during the presentation of the items to the Regional Health Directorate, Mr Anthony Poore, Managing Director of AgriAcess Ghana Company Limited said, the gesture was in line with their vision to helping better position the region in readiness for a likely spike in numbers of coronavirus cases and to help keep citizens in the region safe.
Mr Anthony Poore further acknowledged that, their preparedness for the farming season has stalled as there is so much uneasiness on the part of farmers with the fear that a lockdown might delay the transportation of fertilizers and other farm inputs into the region. He used the occasion to call on the minister for food and Agriculture to as a matter of urgency start the distribution of fertilizer across the country making good use of the one constituency one ware-house.
Dr Osei Afreh Kuffuor, the Regional Director Of Health Services in the Upper West Region, used the gesture to show their appreciation to AgriAcess Ghana for the kind act, indicating how grateful the directorate was to all individuals and corporate institutions that supported them so far, adding that the fight against COVID-19 can only be won when everyone comes together and contribute their effort.
Mr.Anthony Poore also thanked the regional hospital for the great work they doing whiles assuring them of the company’s continue support in the coming days.