The items which were included Veronica buckets, hand washing soaps and pictorial educative materials were presented to the Builsa South Health Directorate.
Apart from the items , Dr Apaak who understands the importance of education in matters like this has also sponsored a one-month localised jingle to be played on Radio Fumbisi to educate people on the Coronavirus also known as Covid-19.
The anti- Covid-19 jingle has already started enjoying airplay.
Presenting the items on behalf of the Builsa South MP,
the Builsa South constituency chairman and secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) reiterated Dr Apaak’s commitment towards the welfare of his constituents, especially, in times like this, hence his kind gesture.
According to the Builsa South NDC constituency chairman, Ceaser Akinkang , the party was committed to complementing government’s efforts in the fight against the Coronavirus.
Caesar Akinkang who commended Dr Apaak for coming to the aid of the constituency in this difficult time admonished the people of Builsa South to observe all the Covid-19 protocols put in place by the public health experts to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus in the constituency.
He also advised politicians not to politicise the Coronavirus pandemic since according to him, “ the virus does not know any political colours”.
On his part, the Builsa South NDC constituency secretary, Richard Kazi, said “the MP (Dr Apaak) appreciates the efforts of the health directorate for their commitment to serving the constituency wholeheartedly amidst the challenges they are confronted with”.
In an earlier interview with Today, Dr Apaak said the donation was his widow’s mite, but was hopeful that it would go a long away to help his constituents in this crisis time the country finds itself.
He also added his voice to the numerous calls on Ghanaians to adhere to all the preventive measures issued by the GhanaHealth Service (GHS) so as to contain the spread of the virus.
He indicated that, he was in constant touch with the chiefs and people of the area to ensure that the directives by the GHS were localised and adhered to.
To this end, he further promised to do more for the constituency, all to help combat virus.
Receiving the items on behalf of the district health director, acting public health nurse, Ramatu Halutie Ahmed disclosed that, “ my outfit does not have a single bed at their isolation centre”, a situation he said , would make it difficult to accommodate in case there was any suspected case.