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Award-winning Ghanaian movie producer and director, Leila Djansi has praised President Nana Addo for the world-standard ambulances he has made available for each constituency across Ghana.
According to her, the ambulance’s high-class equipments saved the life of her sister.
Taking to Twitter, she wrote:
‘Much appreciation to Ghana’s President @NAkufoAddo for the Ghana National Ambulance service. A fully equipped vehicle complete with monitors, resuscitation kits and professional staff. Def world standard. Saved my sister. Thank you! Hope the hospitals also become as equipped.”
On January 28th 2020, President Nana Addo commissioned the 307 ambulances procured by the government for distribution to all constituencies in the country.
The commissioning took place at the forecourt of the Black Star Square in Accra.
The ambulances are fitted with advanced life support equipment and tracking devices.
In his address, President Akufo-Addo announced that 112 would now be the new number for all emergency services.
“…The Police Service, the Fire Service and the National Ambulance Service all had emergency response numbers. I am happy to announce that thankfully, we have merged all emergency numbers to one number which is 112,” he said.
President Akufo-Addo also indicated that, 145 new ambulance stations will be created to give Ghana a total of 275 stations.
In addition, the Finance Ministry has given financial clearance for the National Ambulance Service to recruit and train 1,477 emergency medical technicians.
President Akufo-Addo further appealed to the public to desist from abusing the emergency service number with prank calls.
It’s good that this good initiative from Nana Addo has saved someone’s life!!!