The GBK Motors, dealers in Nissan vehicles, has donated three brand new ambulances to the Government of Liberia for use by the health sector.
Speaking on behalf of the GBK management Mr. Reindorf Cletus Haligah, said Liberia’s health sector needs support and as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility, they were able to raise US$200,000 to secure the three state of the art ambulances to enable the country meet up the various needs of the country’s health sector.
He said the need for ambulances was paramount during the Ebola crisis, and they believe that the country needs more support from the business and corporate community to propel the health sector to a new level.
Mr. Haligah thanked President Sirleaf for her extraordinary leadership, resilience and determination in ridding Liberia of the deadly Ebola virus and creating a favorable environment for doing business in Liberia.
Receiving the keys, the Liberian leader thanked the GBK Motors for providing additional ambulances to ease some of the challenges in the health sector which remains a priority on her administration’s agenda.
The Liberian leader said the donation and turnout to the presentation ceremony demonstrates GBK Motors, Inc contribution and service to the government and informed them that the donation will go a long way in the alleviating the some of the challenges in the health sector.
“Today, we receive three ambulances to expand our health services throughout the country,” she said and disclosed that government has initiated an inventory of all vehicles (ambulances and others) donated to government during the Ebola crisis as a means of putting in place measures on how they will be assigned and used when the inventory is complete.
In separate remarks, House Speaker J. Alex Tyler and Grand Kru County Senator Peter Coleman thanked GBK Motors Inc. for the donation and asked others to emulate the good examples of GBK Motors Inc.
Besides the donation, the GBK Motors Inc, has identified and partnered with the Liberian Government in several other areas of human endeavors, including providing technical support to government initiatives, servicing of government vehicles including ambulances especially during the Ebola crisis.-Press Release