Wamfie Rural Bank Limited in Dormaa East District of the Bono Region has donated an amount of six thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 6000) to the District Public Health Emergency Committee (PHEC) to support the fight against COVID-19.
The Board Chairman of the Bank, Lawyer Solomon Oppong Twumasi who presented the cheque to the committee said the effort of the committee to contain the spread of the disease so that it does not reach the district, has been noticed by the management of the bank and they wish to give their little to support ongoing work.
According to him, the gesture is also an opportunity to give back to society and especially thank their customers and ensure their safety in this threatening moment of the country. The lawyer also announced five thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 5000) for Dormaa Central Municipal in the same vein.
Prior to this donation which took place at the premises of the bank, the Church of Pentecost, Wamfie District donated six veronica buckets, six kitchen towels and several bottles of hand sanitizers and Madaar liquid soap to the District Public Health Emergency Committee (PHEC) for onward distribution to fight the coronavirus.
The Head Pastor of the Central Church, Pastor Redeemer Lotsu said it is their widow's mite contribution to fight the pandemic. He prayed for the nation, its leaders and against the pandemic.
The District Chief Executive and Chairman of the PHEC Hon. Emmanuel Kofi Agyeman who took both donations on behalf of the President, the District and committee thanked the two donors for their support.
He appreciated the leadership of the Church of Pentecost Ghana led by Chairman, Apostle Eric Nyamekye for their tremendous support to the nation since the inception of the fight against the disease in the country. Hon Agyeman mentioned that Dormaa East also benefited from the vans released by the church last month for public education on the disease.
He promised to ensure the effective use of the resources toward the fight of the pandemic. He on behalf of the committee presented some hand towels, a gallon of sanitizers and bottles of liquid soap to the bank.