By Alex Boye
The Municipal Chief Executive Officer (MCE) of the Ga East Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region, Janet Tulasi Mensah, has cautioned Ghanaians to tackle the deadly coronavirus with seriousness.
She noted that the outbreak is dangerous as other deadly disease and should therefore not be entertained by the Ghanaian populace.
She indicated that the only way we can exempt from the disease is only when we avoid taking it for granted and tackled it with care.
The assembly together with the government, Mrs. Mensah said is doing its best in eradicating the menace but was quick to state that it demands a collective effort from all Ghanaian.
The MCE made this essential remarks when she donated some Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) to the authorities at the Ga East Municipal Hospital in Accra yesterday.
Some of the items donated were bags of tissues, bags of toilet rolls, boxes of nose masks, boxes of sanitizers, dust bins, fruits, boxes of mineral water, Veronica buckets among other vital items.
The MCE indicated that her gesture was in line with an appeal made by the authorities of the hospital for help.
Mr. Mensah was optimistic her little donations would go a long way to enhance the hospital authorities’ operations.
“This is the time individuals and organizations have to show love and care to humanity,” the MCE disclosed.
Mrs. Mensah underscored the need for Ghanaians to adhere to all the safety protocols laid down by the government in the fight against the virus.
“Is about time we all take responsibility of our lives and communities without waiting for security personnel’s and other authorities to dictate to us or force us as a people,” she indicated.
For her part, Mrs. Mavis Apatu, Head of Nursing and Midwifery at the hospital, who received the items on behalf of the health center thanked the MCE for the items.
The Health Personnel was hopeful the items would go a long way to enhance their operations for the benefit of all patients that may visit the hospital for treatment.
She therefore assured that the items would be used for its purpose, as she called for more donations from other organizations and individuals.