Ghana: Chinese Firm Donates Facemasks To ECG

Nana Obokomatta IX, presenting a box of facemask to Mr Kwame Agyeman-Budu, Managing Director of ECG.

Tema-based Wang Heng Co. Ltd, producers of Sol cement in the Republic of Ghana, has presented quantities of facemasks to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to enable the company fight the Coronavirus pandemic.

According to Wang Heng, as a partner of ECG in the power sector, it behoves on it to support the effort of ECG in ensuring its staff are safe.

General Manager of Wang Heng Co. Ltd. Nana Obokomatta IX, who presented the items on behalf of the company, expressed concern about the havoc COVID-19 continues to wreck on the nations’s economy and lives.

He urged Ghanaians to adhere to all the safety protocols in order not to get infected or spread the virus.

Receiving the items, Managing Director of ECG, Kwame Agyeman-Budu expressed gratitude to Wang Heng for the gesture.

He said the items had come at a time when ECG was spending so much on personal protective equipment to make sure that staff, as well as customers, are safe on their premises to transact business.

“We’re in a very difficult time to keep the safety of our staff. We’re spending so much money to ensure the COVID-19 safety protocols,” he said.

Mr Agyeman-Budu advised staff of ECG across the company’s operational areas to endeavour to practise physical distancing, handwashing with soap under running water and wearing of facemask.



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