TULLOW Ghana Limited, in collaboration with some reputable organisations, has donated an amount of GH¢500, 000 to the management of the 37 Military Hospital to cater for the medical needs of victims of the June 3 disaster.
Colonel Samuel Adjei, Commanding Officer of the 37 Military Hospital, received the donation on behalf of the patients on Monday.
He confirmed that out of the 44 disaster victims brought to the hospital, 16 had been discharged, with one death recorded, while the remaining 27 were responding to treatment.
“This kind gesture will go a long way in improving on the healthcare and management of these patients who are in dire need of some support,” he said.
Mr. Charles Darko, Managing Director of Tullow Ghana Ltd, said, “We were touched by the plight of the victims and thought it wise to contribute our quota towards their recuperation, as well as to support the efforts of the hospital”.
He said, “this is part of our corporate social responsibility as a jubilee partnership with Tullow, Cosmos Energy, Anadarko Petroleum, Petro SA and GMPC.
He appealed to the government to take immediate measures to find a solution to the flood menace in order to preserve lives in the future.
Mr Darko, advised Ghanaians to be cautious and adhere to good safety practices this rainy season.
He said “as a contributor to the fuel industry, we would caution the public not to compromise their safety when they find themselves at such facilities”.
He advised that people should be safety conscious at all times, adding “if you don’t know, you can ask so that you are informed in any circumstance so that we can all be safe during this period”.
By Baaba Crentsil