The Ministry of Health has made a presentation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs in Accra today.
The items included 5,000pcs of Facemask, 80 gallons of hand sanitizers, 50 boxes of Cocoa powder, 12,5000 tablets of Vitamin C, 480 rolls of Tissue paper, 6, pieces of Gun Thermometer, 100 gallons of liquid Soap and 5 Veronica bucket Setup.
The Deputy Minister for Health, Hon. Dr. Okoe-Boye presenting the items indicated that the gesture was to support the traditional leadership in the Greater Accra to partner government in the fight against the COVID-19.
This partnership, he said is key in the collective effort by the nation to win the fight since traditional rulers wield the authority to influence change even at the grassroots level since they are revered in our cultural setup.
The Deputy Minister also took the opportunity to brief the house that was made up of eminent chiefs, queen mothers and elders on the current situation of the COVID-19 in Ghana and the Greater Accra Region in particular and all efforts government is putting in place to protect and preserve the lives of all Ghanaians.
He called on the house to stand up to the occasion to partner government in the fight by influencing their subjects and all the people within their jurisdiction with goodwill and authority they wield
Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, President of the Greater Accra Regional house of Chiefs receiving the items was appreciative of the support from the government and the call to partnership that has been extended to them in the fight.
He stressed that the items will go a long way to help the house and the various palaces to be observing all the safety practices and protocols government has given to be observed.