The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has on Friday, 26th April 2020, donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth GHS800,000 to selected institutions in Ghana to facilitate their work in the fight against COVID-19.
Presenting the items, the Managing Director of the Bank, Dr. John Kofi Mensah noted that the donation formed part of a GHS1 million package set aside by the bank to support the government’s fight against COVID-19 of which GHS200,000 was earlier paid into the COVID-19 Trust Fund.
He stated that ADB was optimistic the donation will go a long way in contributing to the country’s fights against the pandemic.
The donation which was held at the ADB Headoffice yesterday included face masks, hand gloves, hairnets, Veronica Buckets, Alcohol-based hand sanitizers, thermometer guns, liquid soap, and paper towels.
Beneficiary institutions include the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Noguchi Medical Research Centre, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, the Tamale Teaching Hospital among others.
Present was the Deputy Managing Director of ADB, Mr. Alhassan Yakubu-Tali, a deputy minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of Horticulture, Hon. George Oduro, General Managers of the Bank and representatives of beneficiary institutions.