GOIL Ltd donated sanitizers and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) to fight the Coronavirus disease. The package included:
- 30,000 pieces of hand gloves
- 30 gallons of sanitizers
- 2,000 pieces of nose masks and
- 300 pieces of rubbing alcohol.
In addition, GOIL provided GH₵10,000 to support the smooth delivery of the donated equipment and supplies to various regions of Ghana. Chief Operating Officer of GOIL Mr. Alex Adzew explained that besides this important contribution, GOIL was also implementing corporate safety protocols to protect staff the members of the public. He also emphasized the company’s strict compliance with directives from government and Global Health Measures on COVID-19.
Some of the measures included wearing of protective nose masks, hand washing and sanitizing after handling cash, cleaning of pump nozzles as well as the frequent washing of hands with running water and soap after every hour of service.
National Chairman of GPRTU Mr. Kwame Kuma received the gift package and thanked GOIL for the kind and timely support. Mr. Kuma said the union would distribute the donated equipment and supplies to all regions. He asked GOIL to continue to support drivers’ unions in such challenging times.
Witnesses at the giving even included Acting General Secretary of GPRTU Mr, George Ofori-Davis, First National Trustee of GPRTU Mr. Augustine Mensah and Greater Accra Regional Chairman of GPRTU Mr. Emmanuel Nii Ankrah.