The Chief Executive Officer of Engineers & Planners Ltd, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama on Tuesday donated ultra modern hand washing machines to the University of Ghana (UG), Legon, Islamic University College, Ghana, University of Ghana Medical School- Korle Bu and other institutions within greater Accra and beyond.
The devices were presented to the universities as part of measures in combating the spread of COVI-19.
In all Mr. Ibrahim Mahama is expected to donate 500 pieces of these machines to other institutions. So far, about 400 pieces of this ultra modern hand washing machines has been donated to various institutions in the country.
Rafik Mahama, Aide to Mr. Ibrahim Mahama, who presented the items indicated the gesture will be replicated in all the major tertiary institutions, including churches and mosques that are yet to benefit from the gesture.
He said Engineers and Planners sees the need to protect lives especially as the country continues to fight the pandemic.
“We are not looking at how much is involved but the impact it will make in the public space. We have been doing these donations since Covid-19 started and we are doing this for the universities and the institutions in order to aid them comply with the safety protocols,” he stressed.
Master of Legon Hall and Convenor for Heads of Halls, Dr. Wiafe Akenteng who received the items on behalf of the University of Ghana expressed his gratitude to Engineers and Planners.
“Its a very good gestures and you know we are battling Covid-19 and anything that will help prevent it is most welcome. Each of the halls and other administrative departments will have one and this is very useful. Very soon students will return to campus and that in itself is a lot of money to spend if we were buying these type of machines”.