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Premium Divine Trading Donates Le100 Million to Wellington fire victims
To help ease the suffering of victims of the 5 November Wellington fuel tanker fire accident, in which some people lost their lives and others were hospitalized, Premium Divine Trading, on Thursday 2 December 2021, made a total donation of one hundred million leones both in cash and products. A Cheque of 50 million Leones was presented to the National Disaster Management Agency and 50 Million worth of products (Miksi Chocolate & Miksi Powder Milk) to the Management of University of Sierra Leone Teaching Hospital Complex at Connaught. The official handing over of the cheque and products took place within the precinct of the Connaught Hospital in Freetown.
Handing over the cash cheque and products, Managing Partner of Premium Divine Trading, Mohammed Baalbaki, commended health workers for the tremendous work they have been doing since the accident occurred.
He noted that as a company they decided to include their products in the donation, especially the Miksi Milk and Miksi Chocolate, because protein is very important in healing the wounds and that their milk is very rich in protein, which will help in this regard.
Receiving the donation, the Hospital Care Manager at the USL Teaching Hospital Complex at Connaught Hospital, Dr. Med Mustapha S. Kabba expressed appreciation to Premium Devine Trading for the donation, which he described as very important towards supporting the Wellington fire victims, reiterating that the donation was timely.
He applauded the medical practitioners for their tireless efforts in looking after the victims, noting that a number of people got seriously injured in the accident on that day and that some have been discharged and others are receiving treatment in various hospitals in the city, which include the Connaught, 34 Military and Choithram hospitals. He lastly assured the company that their humble contribution will be used for the welfare of the affected families.
Director of Finance at the National Disaster Management Agency, Morie Bassie Korteh, who represented NDMA during the event, joined the Hospital Care Manager at the USL Teaching Hospital Complex at Connaught Hospital, Dr. Med Mustapha S. Kabba to thank Premium Devine Trading for their kind gesture. He revealed that plans are underway for the affected victims to receive their packages, but said the Agency is currently putting data together in order to access the targeted beneficiaries.