The Church of Pentecost headquarters at La and three other transit quarters of the Church in Accra have been disinfected against the deadly novel coronavirus.
The disinfection exercise carried out by the waste management giant Zoomlion Ghana Limited free of charge, saw the Gbawe Church of Pentecost Pension House, Tesano Church of Pentecost Transit Quarters and East Legon Transit Quarters disinfected with the WHO-approved chemical for covid-19
It formed part of the waste management company’s corporate social responsibility aimed at fighting the spread of the coronavirus that has so far infected 4,263 and killed 22 of them with only 378 recoveries.
Following the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic, Zoomlion offered to disinfect a number of tertiary institutions across the country, state agencies, and churches among others as part of its corporate social responsibility.
This initiative is aimed at supporting the government’s efforts in containing the deadly virus.
At the La Church of Pentecost, the various offices, washrooms, restrooms, parking lot, driveways as well as metal railings and the entire church compound were disinfected.
Caretaker at the Church of Pentecost Pension House at Gbawe, Mr Daniel Annor, welcomed the gesture. He said the Church has been embarking on such an exercise every year, indicating this year’s exercise by Zoomlion had come at the right time when the world is battling covid-19.
According to Mr Annor, the disinfection will help ensure the safety of visitors since the venue mostly host a number of people for conferences and other activities.
At the Tesano Church of Pentecost Transit Quarters, the Caretaker of the facility, Mr Dominic Awah, was hopeful that the exercise would go a long way to help the facility, considering the number of patrons who use the facility for meetings and as accommodation.
He expressed the hope that the venue will now be safe from microorganisms which may be injurious to the livelihood of the users.
For his part, the Caretaker at the East Legon Transit Quarters, Mr Enock Ennin, who described the exercise as first of its kind, underscored the need for it to become a periodic affair.
Meanwhile Zoomlion has also disinfected the Light House Chapel headquarters in Accra popularly known as Qodesh.
Assistant Pastor to the Resident Bishop of the Qodesh Family Church, Reverend Pius Worlanyo K. Akator, expressed the church’s gratitude to Zoomlion for the exercise.
“We want to thank Zoomlion for this disinfection exercise, and God bless the company,” Rev Akator said.
Other institutions that benefited from the exercise were the headquarters of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and Entrance Pharmaceutical-Tobinco Group at Spintex, Accra.
On the back of the Covid-19 pandemic, Zoomlion has disinfected a number of tertiary institutions across the country, state agencies and churches among others.
The initiative forms part of the waste management company’s corporate social responsibility and aims at supporting the government’s efforts in containing the coronavirus.