The Fisheries Commission has donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Keta Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region of Ghana to help combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
The Deputy Executive Director of Fisheries Commission, Mr. Paul Bannerman made the presentation of behalf of the Sector Minister to support the coronavirus fight.
In the presenting the items, Mr. Paul Bannerman was assisted by Mrs. Matilda Quist the former Deputy Director in-charge of Marine and Madam Grace Charway the Senior Manager at the Fisheries Commission.
The items presented by the Fisheries Commission to the Keta Municipal Assembly includes 5,000 pieces of facial masks and 4,000 pieces of hand sanitizers.
In presenting the items, Mr. Bannerman said “the Commission saw the need to contribute its widow’s mite towards the containment of the virus around the marine belt which is dominated by the fisherfolk.”
The Keta Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Goodwin Edudzi Effah who received the items said, “he was elated by the kind gesture of the Commission and on behalf of the Ghana National Canoe and Fishermen Council, Volta Region. He also expressed the Assembly’s profound gratitude to the Commission.”
According to the Municipal Chief Executive, the items would be distributed to the fishermen, fishmongers and the fisher folks at the marine belt as indicated by the Commission.
Present were the Volta Regional Boss of Fisheries Commission Mr. Scott Apawudza, the Municipal Officer Mr. Promise Gavor, Representatives from GNCFC-Volta and Representative from NAFPTA.