GOIL Company Limited, has donated sanitisers and personal protective items for the Ghana Private Road and Transport Union, GPRTU, to fight the coronavirus disease.
The items were 30,000 pieces of Hand Gloves, 30 gallons of Sanitisers, 2,000 pieces of Nose Masks and 300 pieces of Rubbing Alcohol. In addition, the company gave GH₵10,000 to support the items’ smooth delivery to the regions.
The presentation was made by the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GOIL, Alex Adzew, and received by the National Chairman of GPRTU, Kwame Kuma.
Also present at the presentation were the Ag. General Secretary of GPRTU, George Ofori-Davis; 1st National Trustee of GPRTU, Augustine Mensah; and the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of GPRTU, Emmanuel Nii Ankrah.
The COO of GOIL, Mr. Adzew, said aside from this gesture, GOIL has unveilled corporate safety protocols to protect its staff and the public, and will strictly adhere to Presidential directives as well as the Global Health Measures on COVID-19.
He enumerated some of the measures as frequent cleaning – using rubbing alcohol – of the dispensing pump, doorknobs, tables and counter-surfaces, POS devices and mobile phones, counting machines and calculators.
Others included wearing protective nose-masks where necessary, sanitising hands after handling cash, cleaning pump nozzles, as well as the frequent washing of hands with running water and soap after every one hour of service.
Receiving the items, the National Chairman of GPRTU, Mr. Kwame Kuma, thanked GOIL and described the gesture as timely.
He said, the union will distribute the items to all regions, and urged GOIL to continue support Driver Unions in such challenging times. He entreated drivers to continue patronising GOIL products.
GOIL is a CIMG Hall of Fame Petroleum Company, and recently introduced a higher grade Petrol, RON 95, for all consumers at no extra cost to them.