Wife of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Hajia Samira Bawumia, has, through her Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP), donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research.
These include 1,000 KC100 protective gowns, and 1,000 pairs of surgical gloves.
She also presented Biscuits, drinks and water to the Institute.
The donation, according to them, forms part of their commitment against the novel coronavirus.
Presenting the items, Samira Bawumia, expressed gratitude to the staff at Noguchi for their efforts in the COVID-19 fight and indicated that donation was aimed at encouraging them to work harder.
“You are doing a wonderful job. Your service over the years has been valuable but especially in these times you are really at the heart of the testing, tracing, etc. We brought with us some PPEs, masks, gowns, gloves, etc. to come and donate to you. We know that you are under a lot of pressure you are working harder than you often do,” Samira Bawumia said.
She assured of regular support to the Institute in the discharge of its duties.
Receiving the items, Director of the Noguchi, Prof. Kwabena Mante Bosompem, expressed gratitude to the SEHP, led by the wife of the Vice-President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, and assured that they donated items would be put to the right use.
“I want to say a very big thank you to you. We appreciate it and we welcome you and we can say without hesitation that we are going to use these things in a very positive, efficient and effective manner because we have gone a long way now and we know how to leverage the resources so we will use these resources to enhance especially testing and other aspects of response of recovery for the future”
Vice chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, who was also present at the brief donation ceremony, equally expressed gratitude to Samira Bawumia.
Story by: Eunice Young | universnewsroom.com