The Zoomlion Ghana Restricted, a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of firms in collaboration with the federal government of Ghana on, Wednesday, sixth January 2020 launched into a Nationwide disinfection train within the varied universities.
The train is to make sure a COVID-19 free setting within the varied universities forward of the official reopening later this weekend.
A complete of 73 tertiary, each Non-public and authorities in Higher Accra would profit from the train scheduled between Wednesday, sixth to Friday, eighth January 2020.
Briefing the media previous to the train, the Basic supervisor of the Zoomlion Ghana restricted, Accra zone, Mr. Ernest Morgan, acknowledged that the train would go a good distance in curbing the virus from the varied faculties.
“Final week the president gave a directive for all faculties to reopen, so we’re additionally fumigating all of the tertiary faculties of about 73. We hope to complete the newest Friday and transfer to the fundamental faculties.
“The train am positive will serve its goal when faculties reopen and it’ll additionally stop college students and academics from contracting the virus”, he stated.
He added that measures have been put in place to make sure all the fundamental faculties within the area are additionally disinfected.
”After the tertiary faculties, we might then have one other plan on learn how to storm the fundamental faculties. The essential faculties we now have over 6000 within the area and their plan can be totally different from the tertiary faculties,” he added.
“So we hope by 14th January 2020, we might have completed all faculties so college students can return and proceed with their educational works,” the Basic supervisor, Ernest Morgan added.
He, nevertheless, disclosed that high quality gear has been deployed throughout the areas to make sure an efficient output.
“We’re additionally utilizing the automisers, we’re utilizing about ten atomizers in Accra. Monday, we exhibited our fleet and we now have 70 atomizers and have been distributed throughout the areas within the nation. So for now we now have ten (10) enormous automisers in Accra and we’re utilizing them at this time,” he careworn.
On day one of many workouts, the Accra Technical College, Catholic Institute of Enterprise and Expertise, and the 2 campuses of the Ghana Institute of Journalism together with others benefited from the nationwide disinfection train.
In an interview with the Director of Public Affairs on the Accra Technical College, Mrs. Fausta Kilian Ganaa expressed her gratitude to the federal government and Zoomlion Ghana Restricted for the gesture.
“This train has come in useful as we nearly to reopen the establishment. In actual fact, the freshers are arriving on the fifteenth of this month, and the federal government and Zoomlion are giving us this massive help with this fumigation train, we’re actually grateful,” she stated.
She added that the train would propel the establishment forward of the reopening on Saturday.
“It would put together us to clear off any virus, if there’s any, round so I’m positive they’re wiping the setting clear for us to have a restart of the tutorial yr.
“So it’s a essential train for us, they’re doing it freed from cost so that they have relieved us of some monetary duty. So the Vice-chancellor, the Managements together with your complete college is grateful to Zoomlion for the train, she expressed.
The Director once more revealed that measures have been outlined to make sure a easy operating of educational work.
“We have now made plenty of preparations, first we now have ready our educational calendar in such a manner that there will likely be social distancing all year long.
“We have now additionally launched an internet program known as “Discovered Studying Program” the place college students will likely be studying on-line and others within the lecture rooms as nicely. That is to make sure there is no such thing as a congestion within the lecture rooms and likewise stop the virus as nicely”, she added.
The Registrar on the Catholic Institute of Enterprise and Expertise, Mr. Perry Ofosu, hinted that the existence of the Covid-19 has affected educational work on the establishment.
“Due to the covid-19, we’re unable to have lectures bodily and subsequently we now have to hunt to on-line teachings and examination. It has additionally affected our funds, this can be a personal establishment so we depend on admissions however it has not been simple this yr”, the registrar stated.
He added the administration has instituted a well being committee to supervise the security of scholars within the college.
“We have now a committee that’s accountable for covid-19 actions. And they’re to make sure that all of the issues which have been put in place are carried out, the veronica buckets, the soaps, and all the opposite issues and would guarantee the scholars and workers adhere to the security protocols,” he careworn.
On his half, the Assistant Registrar public affairs on the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Mr. Daniel Machator, revealed that authorities have outlined security measures and insurance policies to safeguard the scholars from contracting the virus.
“Because of the virus and the excessive variety of college students within the college, we now have determined to relocate to the brand new web site at North Dzorwulu, that is to make sure we now have a easy educational work and observe bodily distancing, we now have additionally supplied all the security protocols and supplies when the college reopens,” he stated.
He once more added that new strategies of participating college students have been launched through the COVID-19 period.
“Because of the virus, we now have launched an internet new studying administration system, in addition to nose to nose studying programs,” the Assistant Registrar public affairs, Daniel Machator revealed.