Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo during his 5th broadcast to the nation mentioned that the government is engaging local companies to produce PPEs and several essentials for Ghanaians.
“This, notwithstanding, Government is aware that more needs to be done, especially in the face of the global shortage of PPEs…Domestic production of face masks, head covers, surgical scrubs and gowns will commence from Tuesday.”
And true to his words, local production of face masks to protect Ghanaians from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has begun in Accra.
Pictures sighted on social media by GhanaNewsPage.Com shows workers of a large factory which is located within the Free Zones enclave in the capital producing face masks in large quantities.
The company is said to be Dignity DTRT which is into the manufacturing of apparel.
About Dignity DRT:
Located in Ghana’s capital city of Accra, our manufacturing facility employs over 1,500 workers and continues to grow each day.
Dignity/DTRT has assembled a team of over 35 expat managers from over 8 countries with hundreds of years of combined apparel factory management experience.
Through our management training program we are accelerating the knowledge transfer to our local staff and developing the 1st generation of Ghanaian apparel factory management.
The company currently employs 1,500 people. It produces Men’s T-shirts, Women’s T-shirts, Youth T-shirts, Men’s Polo-Shirts, Women’s Polo-Shirts, Youth Polo-Shirts, Athletic Shorts.
Sewing Capacity Per Week– 80,000 T-shirts 50,000 Polo Shirts
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