Rafimex General Trading Company Limited the official distributors of Lucozade energy drink, in partnership with Fairway Supermarket, donated 8000 cans of Lucozade to the Ghana Armed Forces on Monday in Accra.
The items were accepted by the Chief of Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces Rear Admiral Adam Yakubu at Burma Camp. The Public Relations Officer of Rafimex General Trading Company Abigail Ofosu Antwi said they were concerned about the people at the front lines in the fight against the Coronavirus in Ghana, and the donation was a demonstration of their concern about the society.
Rafimex General Trading Company Limited, a local distributor of fast moving consumables, and Fairway Supermarket which is a subsidiary of Rafimex General Trading, presented 8000 Cans of Lucozade energy drink to the Ghana Armed Forces on Monday at Burma Camp in Accra. According to the Public Relations Officer of Rafimex General Trading Abigail Ofosu Antwi, this was a little way of appreciating those at the front lines in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. "We decided to embark on this donation for the purpose of offering some assistance to what is happening in Ghana currently. We know the Ghana military is part of those at the front lines in the battle against the spread of the Coronavirus, so we thought that helping them would be a way of also helping to ensure a safer and better society", she said.
The Chief of Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces Rear Admiral Adam Yakubu, received the items and expressed his appreciation to the team from Rafimex General Trading Company and Fairway Supermarket. "We thank them so much for this donation specifically to our troops who have been deployed to enforce the partial lockdown currently ongoing in Ghana. We are at the front lines so the support from the populace and corporate bodies would really boost the morale of our troops. The Government is doing its part, however, support from corporate bodies as well as individual philanthropists would be an added boost to us", he explained.
Also present during the donation were the Chief Executive officer of Rafimex General Trading Company Haissam El - Dowi, Country Manager of Lucozade West Africa Mensah Seneadza, Director General (General Headquarters) Joint Operations Brig. Gen. Mahama Abdullai, and other dignitaries.
The Chief Executive officer of Fairway Supermarket Maya Ishmael; a subsidiary of Farimex General Trading, also applauded the efforts of the military personnel especially in the fight against the Coronavirus.