So Energy Ghana Limited, an oil marketing company and a subsidiary of the Sahara Group, has presented 20 units of oxygen-filled cylinders to the Tema General Hospital as its contribution towards the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in the Tema Metropolis.
The company also promised to refill the cylinders at no cost to the hospital for the next three months to ensure sustained supply of oxygen over the period.
According to Madam Yvette Selormey, Managing Director of So Energy and Downstream Ghana, “So Energy’s presentation to the hospital is based on the fact that the Tema Metropolis has been identified amongst others as a Covid 19 hotspot within the Greater Accra Region and the Tema General Hospital, being the major health facility in the metropolis, will need support to manage and treat Covid –19 cases effectively.”
Presenting the cylinders together with Tosin Etomi, the country manager and the various managers of the company Madam Selormey indicated that Corporate Social Responsibility is at the heart of the company’s business objectives as an oil marketing company, and that unwavering commitment to promote good corporate culture and render the required support to its host communities was of utmost importance.
“We also considered the critical and sensitive role that the hospital was playing, as a frontline health institution in the Tema Metropolis in the fight to manage and control the pandemic”, she said.
Mrs. Selormey commended the Administration and staff of the hospital for their dedication to duty particularly during the era of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing lifesaving care and treatment often at great risk to themselves and their nuclear families.
She appealed to society to abide by the directives outlined by government and health professionals to help control the spread of the pandemic for a quick return to the social and economic wellbeing of the citizenry.
Receiving the oxygen units, Rev. Ackah thanked So Energy and the Sahara Group for the donation which he said will go a long way to support the hospital’s effort to effectively treat Covid 19 patients particularly and more generally all other conditions which may require some form of Liquid Oxygen Therapy.
Also present was the Mayor of Tema, Mr. Felix Mensah Nii Anane-La who said: “We are not in normal times. So, seeing a presentation of this nature is not surprising. Some companies have taken the lead and it’s the turn of So Energy. With these cylinders, we expect other companies within Tema to emulate this example.”
About So Energy
So Energy Ghana Limited is an oil marketing company (a subsidiary of the Sahara Group). The company started operating in Ghana in 2005 and has since been promoting road way hospitality by providing differentiated fuel stations and offering high levels of service.
The company has a vision of bringing energy to life and provides access to clean, safe and premium fueling solutions by expanding our retail network across the major cities to drive economic growth and development in the country.
So Energy has been involved in a series of corporate social responsibility projects powered by the Sahara group. These projects have spanned across areas such as education, health, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.