The Ghana Water Company Volta, has donated 300 packets of bottled G-water to the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) to help fight against Coronavirus.
The G-water produced by Ghana water company will cater for the thirst needs of health workers and patients at the COVID-19 treatment centres.
Presenting the items, Acting Volta Regional Chief Manager of the Ghana Water Company, Ing Emmanuel Johnson said the company had stepped up to its task to providing good treated drinking water for public consumption from April to June, 2020.
He said the provision of free water as announced by Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, at a mid year budget review is awaiting modalities of the implementation of access to free water.
He said the Company will from next month respond to the call from government to provide free water to Ghanaians.
Ing. Johnson said the company will continue to partner with health directors and institutions to help fight Coronavirus.
“For us, Ghana water company in the Volta region, we liaise with the Regional administration, district and municipal offices, Assembly men and opinion leaders and we have provided 40 points where platforms are created to install 10-metre cube poly tanks”, he added.
He therefore urged the public to purchase water produced by the Ghana Water Company, known as G-water, to help support the fight against COVID-19.
For his part, Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa said the water will be distributed to all COVID-19 treatment centres across the region.
He added that the 300 packets of bottled water will be distributed to the Ho Teaching Hospital and the COVID-19 treatment centre in the Region.
He appealed to the water company to remember the Ghana Ambulance service and make allocation to present items to them as well.
By Agnes Melissa Yovo | Talksafrica.com