Ghana Nuts Company Limited, an agro-processing outfit based in Techiman on Wednesday morning donated hand washing as well as sanitation items to the Techiman Municipal Assembly.
The items consisted of 50 veronica buckets, 50 pieces of washing soaps, 50 pieces of hand sanitizers, 50 buckets, 50 pieces of tissue papers as well as 50 pieces of dustbin.
Presenting the items at a brief ceremony at the compound of the Municipal Assembly, General Manager of the Company, Mr Kwadwo Obeng Aboagye said the gesture was to augment government effort in providing similar items to fight the threat of the viral disease, coronavirus.
He noted that as a human institution, Ghana Nuts was equally concerned about the welfare of the people in the community.
“We present these items to show our support to government in its quest to deal with the threat of coronavirus and to enable the Techiman Municipal Assembly deal with the many requests of such items by the people in this area”, Mr Obeng noted.
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Taking delivery of the items, Hon John Kofi Donyina, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman expressed his gratitude to the company for the gesture.
He noted that the donation was timely and would enable the Assembly to resource the communities that do not have such items.
Hon Donyina urged other companies that are located within the Techiman enclave to emulate the gesture of Ghana Nuts Company Limited.
He noted that such support would enable the Assembly to carry out its outreach programmes effectively as they distribute same to help the people wash their hands properly.
“We are honored to have this donation from Ghana Nuts Limited and I must say this is a timely gesture because it would enable us provide same to communities that do not have handwashing items”, the MCE intimated.
The Ghana Nuts Company Limited is owned by Mr Obed Asante, a man residents of Techiman and Chiraa refer to as a philanthropist and humanitarian.
Committed to many social intervention programmes, the Company last year built an ultra modern block for the Chiraa Health Center and provided same with an ambulance.
Noted for the production of the Akoma Soya bean oil, Ghana Nuts also produces poultry master, a poultry feed made from soya bean.