The President and chairman of Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana(ADUG), Mr. Eric Kwaku Boateng has disclosed that, about 90% of car dealers across country have been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
According to him, their businesses have collapsed since the outbreak of the Covid-19 and that some of their workers are finding it very difficult to settle down.
The country has so far recorded 6,096 confirmed cases, 1,773 recovery and 31 death.
He said, the Union has already had an engagement with the Government on several occasions and that the GH¢600 million stimulus package comes as good news.
Mr. Eric Kwaku Boateng made this remarks when he donated food items to the National Chief Iman Sheikh Osman Sharubutu,ahead of the Muslim festival celebration on Saturday.
“We know that Ramadan and by extension the Islamic faith embodies the values of charity, empathy, patience and holiness and these are needed to live in unity and build better relationships, especially in these times.
He said the spiritual exercise, set to end in a few days, was an opportune time, especially when the country was in dire need of a solution to the coronavirus pandemic which has infected thousands and brought the world to a standstill.
“We are hopeful that the Almighty God will hear the voices of his children and heal the world from the pandemic”.
The Deputy National Secretary at the office of the National Chief Iman, Osmanu Siedu who took the items on behalf of the National Chief Iman in an interview with Atinka News thanked Automobile Dealers Union of Ghana(ADUG) support towards the Ramadan and commended the people of the community for adhering to the social distancing and face masks measures by government and World Health Organization.
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