SIC Insurance Company Limited, the nation’s preferred largest non-life Insurance Company has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) valued at GHS 50,000.00 to the COVID – 19 Trust Fund in support of Ghana’s fight against the pandemic.
The PPE which included: disposable nose masks, protective coveralls, goggles, gum boots, hand sanitizer gel, rubbing alcohol, hand gloves and disposable surgical caps.
The Company said the donation is to aid the effort of the frontline service providers who are doing a heroic job at a great risk to stem the disease from spreading.
The Deputy Head of Corporate Affairs, SIC Insurance, Mrs. Shirley Kokui Agyeman who led the delegation to hand over the items further stated that the gesture formed part of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility towards the Health Sector especially in the wake of the Corona Virus pandemic.
SIC Insurance, she said, has been motivated by the leadership of His Excellency, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his team in combating the pandemic and hoped the items will augment the efforts of the government.
Mrs. Agyeman on behalf of the Board and Management of SIC Insurance urged all citizens to follow and observe the protocols outlined by the Health Authorities by washing our hands regularly with soap under running water, using alcohol based hand sanitizers, wearing face masks and if possible staying home to stay safe.
Receiving the items, Chairperson of the Fund, Justice Rtd. Madam Sophia Akuffo, commended SIC Insurance for their kind gesture and assured the PPE will be distributed immediately so that the frontline personnel and the vulnerable people can be given the adequate protection