Coronavirus: Delta Agro Limited supports Manhyia Palace

BY KOFI OWUSU - Mar 27, 2020 at 1:51am 100

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Delta Agro Limited, leading local manufacturers of antiseptic liquids and soaps has rallied massive support by way of donation to Manhyia Palace, Kumasi.

Delta Agro presented items worth several thousands of Cedis to the Palace.

The presentation ceremony forms part of the company’s nationwide campaign to fight the coronavirus.

The pandemic is engulfing the world, with increasing numbers putting themselves in self-isolation as a response to the deadly disease, hence the gesture .

The items included 200 cartons of anti-bacteria soap and antiseptic liquid making a total of 9600 pieces.

Ashanti region Head operations incharge of Delta Agro Limited, Mr. Ali Mahdi said after the presentation “We believe our Antiseptic Liquid and Antibacterial Soap products will go a long way to support this crucial campaign at these trying times. We consider the gesture as our Corporate Social Responsibility towards our homeland Ghana.

"We pray and hope that our donation will contribute towards the hygiene and disinfecting of the atmosphere in the good course.”

Chief of Staff, Manhyia, Mr Kofi Badu who received the items on behalf of Manhyia expressed gross thanks to Delta Agro for the support.

He stated that the gesture was timely, taking into account how fast the deadly disease is spreading.

Later, Dr Thomas Agyarko received part of the items on behalf of Lady Julia, wife of Asantehene for the Otumfuo Charity Foundation.

It was Otumfuo's Saanaahene, who received the items on behalf of the Asantehene.

So far, Delta Agro Limited has supported the Coronavirus campaign with donations to the Jubilee House, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ministry of Interior, Ghana Prisons Service, Ghana Police Hospital, Ghana Immigration Service, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Jubilee House, 37 Military Hospital and Ghana National Deaf Association, among other institutions.

Messrs Fagus Yaw Berko and Raphael Kyei all of Agro Delta also joined the presentation ceremony.