As the nation battles COVID -19, former Nimba County Senator Adolphus Saye Taayor Dolo, has distributed rice and other materials in the county value at over US$25,000 to enable the citizens fight against the virus.
Mr. Dolo said the gesture is his person way of identifying with his kinsmen and ensure that they are fed and protected during this period.
He named some of the health facilities benefiting from his gesture as the ArcelorMittal Hospital in Yekepa, the G.W Harley Hospital Sanniquellie in city, Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Ganta City, Saclepea Comprehensive Health Center, Jackson Fiah Doe Memorial Hospital in Tappita, Karnplay Health Center in Karnplay, Bahn Health Center, and 45 government owned clinics in the county.
Materials donated include 400 PPE suites, two sterilization machines, 1000 pieces of face-masks, and 15, 000 pieces latex free syringes and needles.
Others include 20,000 pieces of latex Emanation gloves, 61 liters of chloral and 2,250 bags of tide soap, 150 pieces of buckets, 200 bags for 25kg rice, 200 bags of cement, and 100 bundles of Zincs among others.
Nimba is among the first four counties where health authorities confirmed the Corona virus earlier, but for Nimba, all six cases reported has been challenged and credibility of information about the virus remains in controversy.
Recently, the son of Nimba county also donated assorted food and non-food items to various residents of communities hit by storms in the county.
By: Franklin Doloquee