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Zoomlion disinfects Tamale Airport ahead of reopening


The  Tamale International Airport and Airforce based have been disinfected by the Savannah Waste Management Services, a subsidiary of Zoomlion Ghana limited.

All offices, including the terminals, VVIP lodge and the runway were disinfected by the company’s spraying gangs.
The disinfection  exercise forms part of the waste management giant efforts towards the fight against the deadly coronavirus.

Car parks within the airport were also disinfected in the early hours Tuesday.

Northern Regional Manager of Savannah Waste, Mr  Dawuni Peter  who supervised the exercise told Zaa News that the airport was a critical national asset and need to be free from any virus such COVID-19 and germs.

The airport was  the second to have benefited from the disinfection from zoomlion after the University for Development Studies (UDS) campuses were disinfected.

The deployment of the equipment to both private and public institutions Mr Dawuni said would  continue in the region.

The waste management giant Mr Dawuni added intend disinfecting Senior  High  Schools (SHS) through an arrangement with the Ghana Education Service.
Mr Dawuni urged cooperate institutions, especially banks and places where people interact on daily bases to collaborate with zoomlion for disinfection.
” We have the capacity, the equipment and the workforce to carry out any disinfection exercise”Mr Dawuni assured.


Four airports disinfected

National Coordinator of National Disinfection Exercise at Zoomlion , Reverend Ebenezer Kwame Adei told Zaa News in an interview that the exercise was a national one which covered four airports.

Reverend Adei explained that the disinfection was a collaborative effort between ministry of Aviation, Ghana Airport company limited and zoomlion.
” You would be bear with me that as the president stated, all COVID-19 cases were imported. It was brought to this country from outside so therefore the entrance point to the county points must be disinfected before  first before any reopening of airlines can be done”Reverend Addai stated.

The exercise the coordinator explained was a partnership between ministry of Aviation and Zoomlion and supported by the Ghana Airport Company.

Flights to resume operations

Domestic flights are expected to resume operations on Saturday after the president lifted the partial lockdown of Accra and Kumasi in the wake of the deadly coronavirus.

The resumption of the flights follows national disinfection exercise at all airports in the country by the national disinfection exercise led by zoomlion.

Zoomlion disinfection exercise at the airports according to the airport officials  would be preceeded by the port health officials engagement of airlines and their staff.

On Tuesday after zoomlion disinfection, training on the handling passengers  were held for the staff to have better appreciation COVID-19.

We appreciate your work-GACL

 Authorities at the Ghana Airport Company  in the Northern region was grateful to  the Zoomlion for their commitment towards ensuring safe environment. 

Authorities said the disinfection was timely and would pave way for domestic flights to resume operations.

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