Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin provided an emergency assistance package comprising PPE, food and essential supplies to Kibi Government Hospital and communities in the Abuakwa Traditional Area. The emergency assistance package provided included the following:
- 20 infrared thermometers
- 95 boxes of nose masks
- 225 boxes of gloves
- 400 bags of rice
- 100 bags of blackeye beans
- 17 bags of gari
- 100 cartons of canned tuna and
- 1000 cartons of tomato paste
- 600 rolls of tissue paper
- 140 Veronica buckets and washing bowls
- 100 washing tables
- 750 gallons of liquid soap
- 100 waste bins
Gyaasehene of Okyeman and Chief of Kwaabeng Daasebre Ayimadu Kantamanto II presented the PPE and relief supplies to divisional chiefs and institutional representatives for further distribution. Kibi Government Hospital received hospital equipment as well as food and essential supplies. Sub-divisional chief were expected to distribute the food and essential supplies to individuals and families in most need of assistance in the Okyeman towns and villages. Some 20 towns and villages and health institutions in the traditional area were set to benefit from the Okyenhene’s assistance.
Daasebre Ayimadu Kantamanto II described the assistance package as a token from the Okyenhene to the Okyeman people. He conveyed the message that the Okyenhene recognized that the world was no longer in normal times and that there was need for an all-hands-on-deck approach to cushion one another especially, the socially vulnerable. He was optimistic that the donated food supplies would provide a healthy and balanced diet to boost beneficiaries’ immune systems and help get them through the COVID-19 period.
Further, speaking on behalf of the Okyenhene, Akyem Abuakwa State Secretary Mr. Daniel Marfo Ofori Atta, called on all Ghanaians to strictly adhere to the Ministry of Health’s protocols to help prevent the spread of the virus.
Mr. Kojo Oware, a representative of the Kibi Government Hospital received the gift package on behalf of the hospital and thanked the Okyenhene for the timely assistance. Divisional chiefs in turn, received assistance packages on behalf of their respective communities and expressed their appreciation to the Okyenhene.
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