A Actual estate developer has pledged a single of his premier attributes on Oxford Street to be made use of as a quarantine area, isolation centre or a short-term clinic.
Nana Kwame Bediako also recognized as ‘Freedom Jacob Caesar’ said his 5-star luxury serviced apartment resort is up on provide as a protected position for nurses, medical practitioners and other medical personnel ought to the need to have occur in the country’s battle against the distribute of coronavirus.
Mr Bediako is the founder of the Kwarleyz Team, an umbrella enterprise which encompasses Wonda Planet Estates, Petronia Town Development, New Africa Design, and Belfast City & Property Administration.
“We are hoping that the ailment does not affect much more people today in Ghana. But need to the want crop up, we are planning to get the job done with federal government and health and fitness organizations to make use of No 1 Oxford Avenue Hotel and Suites as a centre to property victims and/or medical staff.
“We invested more than $50 million to complete No 1 Oxford Avenue which recently opened in January but I am moved to give the residence to be utilised for superior, to assistance my individuals during this critical time,” Mr Bediako said.
His offer will come at a time when the leader of the Titi-Ofei Ministries has withdrawn his provide of a 100-mattress ability to be applied as an isolation centre for Covid-19 clients.
Bishop Gideon Titi-Ofei’s neighbours protested his supplying of the facility in Tema-West who say they have been not consulted on the choice.
The citizens expressed worry that the condition being fought is remarkably contagious and using the facility which is not isolated an isolation centre could expose residents to the dreaded pandemic.
Reacting to the developments, the Bishop mentioned he would appear at other choices of assisting battle the new coronavirus.
In an additional development, industrialist and hospitality huge, Nana Kwame Bediako is urging well-to-do people today and philanthropists to support the bad and susceptible.
With very confined availability of social services in the region, regional communities in Ghana have experienced to rely on the generosity of folks, churches and corporations for standard necessities in planning for the lockdown, which started on Monday, March 30.
On Sunday with considerably less than 24 hours before the lockdown in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa commenced, Flexibility along with his team, frequented 4 of Accra’s poorest neighbourhoods.
They distributed food items and other crucial provides these as cooking oil, tomato paste, canned items, and consuming drinking water to about a thousand very poor and susceptible households.
“The pandemic is getting a devastating effect on communities all around the world–physically, fiscally as properly as psychologically.
“People are turning out to be much more fearful by the working day primarily the reduced wage earners, road hawkers, waiters, and many others who have no a single to change to for support to feed their family members in the course of this 14-day lockdown,” the businessman said.
Liberty, whose charitable initiatives also include the New Africa Philanthropic Foundation and function with Opportunity Global included, “As substantially as they want food items and drinking water, they also need hope. Through my initiatives, I desired to permit them know that they are not forgotten. That no make any difference what happens, there are men and women like me, from their have group who treatment and will often be there for them and that assistance does not have to usually occur from outdoors.”