COVID 19: NPP Parliamentary candidate distributes hand sanitizers
The New Patriotic Party Parliamentary Candidate for the Afram Plains South Constituency in the Eastern Region, William Hor has joined the fight against coronavirus by distributing over four thousand five hundred pieces of hand sanitizers to his constituent.
Date Created : 4/9/2020 5:50:31 AM : Story Author : William Dei-Gyau/Ghanadistricts.com
The items are to help fight the coronavirus pandemic which Ghana has so far recorded about 200 cases and has claimed some five lives.
The distribution which according to him is part of his contribution towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, started last Monday as his campaign team stormed the Maamekrobo Chief Palace to initiate the donations of hand sanitizers, vitamin C, assorted personal hygiene and Protective equipment to help protect the frontline of the spread of the coronavirus in the constituency continued through to yesterday.
The beneficiaries which include the market women, shop owners the GPRTU branch in the District, Lorry stations, Police stations, patients and staff of the various health centers in the District, the Forifori prisons camp and other individuals toke home hand Sanitisers, packs of hand gloves, protective safety masks, liquids soaps for hand wash vitamin C, and many other safety gears as well as mounting buckets with fitted tap valves (Veronica Buckets) at vantage points in the Constituency enhance frequent hand washing.
The beneficiaries were also educated on how to prevent attracting the virus was entreated to avoid coming into contact with persons showing symptoms of flu or fever, handshaking should seize rather should strictly observe the basic precautionary measures including; handwashing with soap under running water, using alcohol-based sanitizers to clean hands frequently, covering of mouth when coughing or sneezing.
The Parliamentary candidates who is optimistic of winning the 2020 Parliamentary elections in an interview with Ghanadistricts.com after the distribution to the people of Tease township yesterday called on well-meaning Ghanaians to join hand in combating this deadly epidemic stating that his move is not a vote-buying one but to contribute towards the development of the country as a citizen.
"The fight against coronavirus is not the sole responsibility or an individual fight, we as Ghanaians need to join hands to support our leader to win this all-important fight. I wish to appeal to all of us especially the well to do in our communities to contribute towards this course by supporting the poor and destitute will a hand sanitizer.
The chairman of the party in the Constituency Mr. Emmanuel Opoku also admonished the Constituent to practice social distancing and other personal hygiene to avoid attracting the sickness among others. He further stressed that we should all abide by president Akufo-Addo's directives.