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Press Releases of Monday, 11 May 2020

Source: ZEN Petroleum Limited

Coronavirus: ZEN Petroleum donates to Tarkwa Municipal Hospital

As part of efforts towards combatting and containing the COVID-19 pandemic, ZEN Petroleum Limited, a leading, Ghanaian owned Oil Marketing Company (OMC) has made donations to the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital.

This was done in a bid to shore up reserves of crucial personal protective equipment (PPE) and other essential supplies.

The donations from ZEN consisted of 55 gallons of disinfectants, 20 gallons and 200 bottles of sanitisers, of 200ml sanitisers, 400 boxes of hand gloves, 200 pieces of disposable gowns, 70 boxes of 3-ply face masks, 5 infrared thermometers as well as theatre boots, valued at GH¢50,000.

Speaking to the media, ZEN Operations Manager, Stanley Tweneboah said, “As professional, dedicated and responsible corporate citizens, we take our responsibility towards delivering value for our people and communities seriously.

It is therefore very important for us, as members of the community, to do our bit towards ensuring that Tarkwa is well prepared, as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll globally.” He added, “Healthcare workers are at the frontlines of combating this deadly virus and our donation today reflects ZEN’s commitment towards ensuring their protection and wellbeing at this time.”

This donation forms part of ZEN’s response to the Coronavirus crisis, which has included a major reduction in pump prices in a bid to mitigate the far-reaching effects of the ongoing pandemic and ease the economic pressure on Ghanaians as a result.

ZEN’s current ex-pump prices for diesel and petrol stands at GH¢3.85, with a commitment to continued revisions, as necessary. As of 11th May 2020, there had been 4,700 recorded COVID-19 cases in Ghana with 49 reported from the Western Region. Across Ghana, government’s policy of ‘no mask no entry’ is being implemented with increased testing being rolled out.

About ZEN Petroleum Limited

ZEN is a wholly owned Ghanaian Oil Marketing Company (OMC) that within ten years has established itself as the market leader in supplying Fuel and Lubricants to mines in Ghana, as well as an expanding footprint in the West African region, and a growing retail network in Ghana.

ZEN has consistently proven to be a reliable, safe and valuable partner in supplying high quality hydrocarbon products to the industrial and retail sectors in Ghana and West Africa.

As a wholly owned Ghanaian company, ZEN continues to innovate towards establishing a growing, world-class retail network in Ghana, driven by a diverse local team of passionate experts.

ZEN is committed to locally driven business solutions, respecting local customs and adhering to our core values, while maintaining a global outlook, international standards and the provision of quality products and services.

For more information, please visit www.zenpetroleum.com

For further information, please contact: Lambert Akwa (Corporate Affairs) ZEN Petroleum lambert.akwa@zenpetroleum.com +233(0)246244992

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