National Ambulance Service reacts to false claim of Ambulance belonging to Ghana in Dubai


Ghana National Ambulance Service has debunked the claim of an ambulance belonging to Ghana spotted in Dubai.

According to a letter signed by the Deputy Director, Public Relations Mr. Simmons Yussif Kewura dated 29th May 2023, the service said it has come to their attention that a viral video circulating on social media, of an ambulance in Dubai belonging to the Government of Ghana, which is purported to being sold in that country.

Based on the viral video, they released a press statement to address the issue.

The press release has it that the ambulance in question is one of the 26 Toyota Hiace Ambulances being procured by the Government, through the Ministry of Health and being funded by the World Bank.

Again, they indicated that the said ambulance is found on the premises of the Company, which is manufacturing the ambulances.

“It is therefore not true that the ambulance is there for sale,” the debunked statement.

“The manufacturing processes are over and very soon the ambulances will be shipped into Ghana.”

“We, therefore entreat the general public to disregard the video in circulation and commentary made by the person who made the video,” he concluded.



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