So Energy & Downstream Ghana, a subsidiary of Sahara Group, donated 20 units of oxygen-filled cylinders to Tema General Hospital as the company’s contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Tema Metropolis. So Energy also committed to refill the cylinders at no cost to the hospital for the next three months to ensure sustained supply of oxygen over the period. Mrs. Yvette Selormey, Managing Director of So Energy, remarked that CSR was rooted in So Energy’s business objectives and that the company had an unwavering commitment to promote good corporate culture and support its host communities.
So Energy made this commitment because the Tema Metropolis is identified as one of the COVID-19 hotspots in Greater Accra Region. Further, as a major healthcare facility in Tema, it was important to support the hospital manage and treat COVID-19 cases effectively. Mrs. Yvette Selormey, commended the hospital management and staff for their dedication to duty, especially for providing COVID-19-related, lifesaving healthcare and treatment, often at risk to healthcare professionals and their families.
Mrs. Selormey appealed to the public to support the collective national effort by abiding by advisories of government and health professionals to help control the spread of the pandemic so Ghana could return quickly to social and economic well-being.
Rev. Francis Ackah, Health Administrator of Tema General Hospital received the gift of hospital-grade oxygen and thanked So Energy and the Sahara Group for providing critical support for the hospital’s effort to treat Covid-19 patients as well as in the treatment of other conditions that might require liquid oxygen therapy.
Other witnesses at the donation event included Mr. Tosin Etomi, Country Manager of So Energy and other officers of the company.