As part of buttressing efforts of individuals and organizations in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease, the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) has made three separate donations of diesel fuel coupons and testing thermometers to Montserrado County District #13 Representative Saah Joseph, the people of Nimba County and the James N. Davis Memorial hospital in Neezoe Community, Paynesville, respectively.
Managing Director T. Nelson Williams presents coupons to Rep. Saah Joseph
The LPRC through its Managing Director, T. Nelson Williams, II, presented 250 gallons of diesel fuel to Rep. Saah Joseph for use by his two ambulances that continue to transport sick people to various health centers in Monrovia.
Making the presentation at the offices of the LPRC on Bushrod Island, director Williams applauded Representative Joseph and his team for the excellent work being done in catering to citizens with health problems to getting to various health facilities in Monrovia.
“We are following what you are doing with the ambulance and the help given as it relates to food at the Redemption Hospital. God will repay you as we know it is not government funds but your own funds”, the LPRC boss noted, and added, “We are always here; you can always call on us as you serve humanity.”
Receiving the coupons, Rep. Joseph thanked the management of LPRC for the gesture and thanked the company for the level of work being done in mobilizing community residents for awareness on Ebola. “Your donation is a door opening and we will continue to do our best to help people get to hospitals”, Rep. Joseph promised.
He also thanked President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and members of National Ebola Task Force for their continuous sacrifices. Also in attendance was Montserrado County District #7 Representative, Thomas Fallah.
The company also donated nine testing equipment to Nimba County, mainly for each of the nine districts in the county. LPRC’s Deputy Managing Director for Administration, Jackson Fiah Doe, Jr., said the county being one of the infected counties as a result of the Ebola virus, the management thought to provide the devices to the people of Nimba as a help in the Ebola fight.
Receiving the devices, the President of the Nimba University students at the Cuttington University, Charcles Wonkeryor, thanked the LPRC family for timely coming to the aid of the people of Nimba and promised that the items will be used for the intended purpose.
Finally, 500 gallons of diesel coupons were presented to the James N. Davis Memorial hospital. Making the presentation, LPRC Public Relations Manager, William Morris, said management was appreciative of the sacrifices being made by staff of the hospital and based on instruction from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the company was presenting 500 gallons.
Upon receiving the coupons, James Kaikai, General Administrator of the James N. Davis Memorial hospital, thanked President Sirleaf and the LPRC for the gesture and promised to continue serving the public.