Some agencies within the Awutu Senya East Municipality, Kasoa, have received some items from the Odupong Traditional Council to help the fight against the corona virus pandemic.
The agencies include the Kasoa Divisional Police Command, ambulance service, some selected health institutions within the Awutu Senya East and Kasoa based Pink FM.
The items donated to these institutions includes Veronica buckets, hand washing soaps, hand sanitizers and some dry food items.
Presenting the items worth several thousands of the Ghanaian Cedi, spokesperson for the council which possesses the bonafide ownership of the Odupong lands including the main Kasoa township, Dr Kofi Akotuah Obeng expressed the gratitude of the council towards the various roles played by the agencies in the battle against the dreadful corona virus.
“On behalf of Nai Awushie Tetteh II, Chief of Odupong and the entire council, I present these items to you for the significant roles played by the individual agencies in the fight against the corona pandemic. Through your efforts no single case has been recorded in the indigenous town of the municipality, Ofaakor”, he observed.
He emphasized the need to keep on with the fight unrelentingly and also advocated for the strict compliance of the safety protocols instituted by the World Health Organization and local health officers.
He thus called on philanthropists and other traditional authorities to support in diverse ways the various agencies especially those acting as front-liners in the fight.
Receiving the items on behalf of the agencies, DSP Owusu Dwomo, crime officer of the divisional police command, Kasoa, elatedly thanked the council for the benevolence whilst pledging a non-slumber effort of the agencies particularly the police in ensuring that the Covid-safety protocols especially the mandatory wearing of nose masks is strictly observed within the Awutu Senya East municipality. He seized the opportunity to remind Ghanaians that the wearing of nose masks is still mandatory by law making it an offense to refuse wearing one.