Government has started the distribution of personal protect equipment and materials to various tertiary institutions across the country.

This comes ahead of the reopening of schools Monday June 15 2020.

The items worth 110 million Ghana cedis include face mask, Veronica bucket, hand Sanitizers and thermometers.

PPEs for schools

Ghana’s airforce under the supervision of National security is leading the distribution to the various regions for onward delivery to 234 tertiary institutions.

President Akufo Addo in his 10th address to the nation on Ghana corona virus situation, eased the restrictions placed on movement and public gatherings, and announced the reopening of schools for final year students beginning with tertiary institutions.


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Addressing the media before the distribution information minister kojo Oppong Nkrumah said in all two hundred thousand persons are expected to benefit from the materials, with each person expected to receive at least 3 reusable face masks. He assured enough material has been procured for this purpose.

“We’ve also made an allowance of about 10 percent extra and factored in non teaching staff as well” he stated.

The distribution of these items is expected to augment measures put in place by the tertiary institutions.