Vectorpes Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of Zoomlion Ghana Limited has undertaken a massive disinfection of the Kotoka International Airports (KIA) among other airports in the country as part of efforts to control the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Briefing the media at the KIA, Head of the Zoomlion Disinfection Team, Rev. Ebenezer Kwame Addae, disclosed that the exercise was simultaneously done in other airports in the country.
In the case of KIA, Rev Addae said the whole airport environment including the Project Site and its clinic were disinfected.
He added that facilities disinfected at the Accra Kotoka International Airport included the tarmac, parking lot, arrival hall, passenger terminals 1, 2, 3, VVIP terminal, offices, lounges, etc.
According to him, in addition to the team of sprayers used in the exercise, his outfit also used cannon atomizers to spray open spaces of the airport.
The Minister of Aviation, Hon. Joseph Kofi Adda, who was at the KIA to monitor the exercise, expressed the government’s appreciation to Zoomlion and its partners for their continuous selfless support in the country’s fight against COVID-19.
He said the exercise was targeted at making sure that all the airports in the country were safe for use.
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, Zoomlion as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), has disinfected a number of tertiary institutions across the country, state agencies, churches among others.
This initiative by the waste management giant is aimed at supporting the government’s efforts in containing this global pandemic which has spread to almost every country crashing economies and breaking healthcare systems.