VIP JEOUN CONTRIBUTES GHc100, 000 TO COVID-19 FUND
VIP Jeoun Company, a commercial transport operator, has presented a cheque covering an amount of GHc100,000.00 to the COVID-19 Fund in Kumasi.
The company also donated 300 bags of rice and 120 cartons of cooking oil to the members of the security agencies engaged in ensuring strict compliance of the lockdown directives and restriction protocols in the Greater Kumasi.
Mr. Yaw Amponsah Marfo alias Agya Wiase, a director of VIP, who made the presentation said the gesture was to support the fight against the spread of the virus in the country.
He said the gesture is inspired by the challenges associated with national efforts at containing the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.
Mr. Marfo said the amount would help support the government to provide the needed equipment for health officials and frontline staff to discharge their duties to contain further spread of the disease.
He commended the security agencies for their dedication to duty and said the food items would support them to give out their best.
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, who received the money and items on behalf of the government, thanked the company for the support.
He acknowledged that VIP Jeoun, had previously provided protective items at the various loading terminals for use by both travellers and their workers and commended them for the gesture .
The Minister appealed to other corporate entities and well-meaning individuals to complement efforts by the government to provide adequate equipment and materials to support the fight against COVID-19.
By Sebastian R. Freiku / www.thechronicle.com.gh