Orange-SL Donates Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Constituency 128

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    By Foday Moriba Conteh

    In order to enhance the preparedness against the Coronavirus in the country, Sierra Leone’s prominent telecommunications company, Orange-SL, has on Thursday 26th March 2020 donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Hon. Member of Parliament for Constituency 128 in the Western Urban Area, Hon. Honorable Benjamin Turay at the company’s Headquarter on Hill Station in Freetown.

    Public Relations Assistant of Orange-Sierra Leone, Cordelia Thomas, in demonstrating a symbolic handing over of the items disclosed that Sierra Leone is among few countries that have not recorded any corona case as of now but was quick to state that Orange-SL has been supporting the preparedness against the coronavirus evident in their drive to educate and share the correct information with the populace about the coronavirus.

    She further disclosed that Orange as a telecommunications company do care about its customers and all Sierra Leoneans furthering that to fulfill their Corporate Social Responsibility they deemed it necessary to donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to various communities.

    She underscored that Orange Sierra Leone has been supporting local communities through donation of Personal Protective Equipment, adding that in coordination with the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Company has zero rated the following sites, Ministry of Information and Communication http://www.mic.gov.sl, World Health Organization https://www.who.int/, and the Center for Disease and Control Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/, to ensure customers get FREE access to accurate and correct information on the precautionary measures against the Coronavirus.

    Receiving the items, the Honorable Member of Parliament of Constituency 112 in the Western Urban Area, Hon. Benjamin Turay expressed gratitude to Orange-SL for the donation of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to his Constituency and promised that his constituents will make good use of the items in order to enhance the preparedness against the coronavirus in the country.

    He urged all Sierra Leoneans to ensure that they adhere to all directives given by the Government and the Ministry of Health in order to prevent the disease from entering into the country.

    He also called on other institutions to follow the company’s footstep and promised to make good use of the gesture.

    Similar donations were made to the Kabala District Council and Makeni City Council.

    Handing Over Ceremony of PPE to Makeni City Council
    Handing Over Ceremony of PPE to Kabala District Council
    Handing Over Ceremony of PPE to Hon. Member of Parliament for Constituency 128 in the Western Urban Area, Hon. Honorable Benjamin Turay in Freetown

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