As part of efforts to fight COVID-19 in Ghana, the Universal Friends Organisation together with Gold Star Airlines have distributed about thousand (1000) face shields to Tro –Tro drivers and passengers at various lorry stations in the Greater-Accra region. According to the Organisation, the move is to sensitize Ghanaians the need to observe the various protocols to prevent a surge of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The Organisation visited about four lorry stations in the Greater-Accra region. Such places include Circle VIP station, Odawna Taxi station and others. The distribution of the face shield was to help prevent a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. About one thousand face shields were given to passengers, drivers, station masters, hawkers and other various lorry stations.
The Team also spent time with the people educating them on how they are to observe the various protocols in other to stay safe against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Director who also doubles as Journalist Mr Samuel Adobah said the organization have selected 8 different districts in the greater Accra to educate them on the importance of the covd19 vaccine and therefore advise the general public to partake in the exercise as the second batch of vaccines is been deployed tomorrow.
The Co-Executive Director Rev. Johnson also caution the market Women, hawkers and trotro drivers to still practice the use of nose marks, adding that the fight is share responsibility.
On his part, the CEO of Goldstar Air Mr Eric Bannerman emphasised that his outfit is ready to support UFO in the cause of fighting the Covd19 pandemic, the Goldstar air a Ghanaian airline company that is yet to operate