The Eastern Regional Executives of the New Patriotic Party yesterday (April 28) presented items to all the 33 Constituencies in the Region to help fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The items were part of the general consignment handed to all the 16 Regions by the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party Mr. John Boadu on behalf of the National Party.

The items which were presented to the 33 Constituencies in the Region include 660 Veronica Buckets & Stands, Hand Washing Basins, Tissue Papers, Dustbin, Liquid Soaps and Hand Sanitizers.

The party’s presentation was to bolster the government’s efforts to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the Region.

Ghana currently has recorded 1671 cases since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus with 16 persons confirmed dead and 155 recovered.

Handing over the items in Koforidua to the Constituency Executives, the Eastern Regional Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Mr. Kwame Appiah Kodua on behalf of the Regional Chairman Hon. Kingston Akomeng Kissi, said the donation formed part of the NPP’s commitment to lend a strong support to the national response to stop the spread of the disease as part of the party’s corporate social responsibility.

On his part, the Regional Youth Organiser, Mr. Jerry Osei-Poku, urged the Constituency Executives to continue to educate their Constituents to strictly adhere to the stay-home directive, observe social/physical distance and follow every hygienic protocols which have been outlined by the Country’s Health Authorities.

Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, the Chairman of Abuakwa North Constituency, Mr Asare, expressed the gratitude to both National and Regional Executives of the party for the kind gesture which will go a long way to help their Constituents to protect themselves from the COVID-19. He mentioned that Healthy Constituent means a Healthy Voter.

The New Patriotic Party believes that these items will augment what the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo led Government, Members of Parliament and District/Municipal Assemblies are doing to fight COVID-19 pandemic in the Region.

The Regional Executives asked all the Constituency to work with their Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Candidates and Municipal/District Chief Executives to ensure that the items are properly positioned at vantage places such as market Centres, Lorry Stations, Bus Stops, etc for use by the Constituents to help fight against the spread of the Coronavirus.