Endeavours becoming manufactured by town authorities in Sunyani to stem the unfold of the novel coronavirus condition are producing brisk organizations for the youth in the municipality.
Unemployed young men and women have taken advantage and engaging in the sale of regionally made nose masks to make ends satisfy.
This follows a directive by the Municipal Assembly that guarantees mandatory donning of nose masks, specifically amid traders, food stuff distributors, industrial motorists, motor riders, hawkers and sector gals.
The Assembly has appropriately set up a process-pressure to enforce the directive aimed at protecting the community from contracting the ailment.
Virtually all economical institutions and transportation unions operating in the Municipality would not do business with purchasers and passengers who unsuccessful to have on nose masks.
They have posted inscriptions these kinds of as “no nose mask no entry” and “It is now compulsory to put on nose mask” on their cars and at the premises of their workplaces.
The traders instructed the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in a random interview in Sunyani on Tuesday that the nose mask enterprise had become profitable.
Quite a few of them said they marketed sanitizers as effectively but regretted that the sanitizer enterprise experienced long gone down drastically.
Leticia Osei, a trader, defined that price ranges of nose masks ranged between GHC3.00 and GHC10.00 cedis relying on the high-quality saying some have been reusable and other people were being not.
She explained the manufacturing unit rate for the mask ranged involving GHC2 and GHC8.
In the meantime, the Masks Ambassadors, a neighborhood advocacy group that campaigned the putting on of nose masks, as a cure to stem the unfold of the COVID-19, has appealed for nose masks from local manufacturers and trend designers.
The eight-member advocacy team, manufactured up of journalists and health employees, noted that some persons could not pay for to buy the nose masks but were being prepared to use them, adding that these needy class in society ought to be supported with masks.
Mr Francis Owusu Ansah, a major member of the group, explained to the GNA that the campaigners had been to be certain the aged, head potters, men and women with disability, wheelbarrow and truck pushers, as effectively as coconut sellers had the mask and wore them.
“The aged are susceptible and large-threat inhabitants and it is constantly disturbing to see some of them on the avenue utilizing their handkerchiefs as nose masks. I consider we have to do anything to assistance them to receive some of the masks to defend themselves and their instant people,” he said.
Mr Ansah emphasised that the Mask Ambassadors have been setting up collaboration with all applicable establishments in the direction of ensuring that majority, if not all of the populace in the Municipality, wore nose masks and adhered to other security protocols on the Covid-19.
He commended the Sunyani Municipal Assembly for placing up the activity-drive, which was generating a substantial impression in the battle towards the illness.
He praised Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Chief Govt, for her passion in managing the spread of not only COVID-19 but all communicable health conditions in the Municipality.