May 11, 2012, 1:00 PM
Assembly Member for Bakau Constituency, Hassan Touray has donated hand washing
tanks to the people of his constituency in order to reduce the risk of
coronavirus infection in the country.
Speaking at the distribution over the weekend, Mr. Touray said the donation is part of his social responsibility to give back to his people especially in this trying time of coronavirus global pandemic.
He advised the people of his constituency to follow the instructions given by health officials including regular hand washing with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer. He also urged them to avoid handshaking in order to protect themselves from coronavirus.
Mr. Touray thanked the Ministry of Health through the National Assembly Select-Committee on Health for the initiative to strengthen the work of lawmakers as the peoples’ representative.
Fabakary Bojang, a native of Bakau, thanked Mr. Touray for the gesture, saying that is what is expected from the peoples’ representatives. He promised that they will follow the safety precautions of the Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation (WHO) in order to save lives.