Director of Communications for African Minerals Limited (AML), Anthony Junior Navo, on Friday was at State House to present documents of two containers of Ebola consumables brought in to fight the virus.
Making the presentation to President Ernest Koroma, the Communications Director said AML has thought it fit to bring in these relief supplies to help in the fight.
He said the virus is spreading and no one is safe, so because of that the company decided continue with the assistance to help in the fight.
He said he is making the donation on behalf of the Executive Chairman AML Sierra Leone Morseray Fadika who is out of the country, but who wants the people of Sierra Leone to be safe during the fighting of the virus.
Receiving the documents, President Koroma commended AML for again making another donation to the government and people as they fight to contain this virus.
He promised AML that his government will do all in their power to eliminate this dangerous virus in the country. He said the Presidential Task Force is working assiduously with the foreign partners and they are getting results.
The two containers (one 40ft and one 20ft) were packed at Youyi Building. They were handed over to President Koroma who in turn handed them to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation officials.
The President praised AML and appealled to them to continue operations but they should make sure they take all necessary precautions in preventing the spread of the virus.
Anthony Navo said they brought in 205 packages that were in the containers, which include sanitizers, gloves, protective gears, drugs, equipment and other related supplies associated with the fight of the virus.
He said AML first made a donation of Le100 million at the beginning of the fight and they also gave Le22 million to assist schools in the epicenters of the outbreak.
“Now we have again thought it fit to come with these consumables that are worth thousands of Dollars to rid the country of this wicked virus.”
He said Moseray Fadika who is the boss of AML Sierra Leone is very concerned and is hoping that the consumables will help in halting the spread of the virus.
He said Fadika said AML will not stop to help in this fight, until it is eradicated in the country.
Navo commended President Koroma for his stance against the virus and hoped that the entire country will listen to the advice and education of preventing this virus, as he said the virus is very dangerous because you can’t see it.
He called for every Sierra Leonean to use all the preventive methods available and listen to the instructions that medical personnel are passing on daily to all.
Monday August 11, 2014