Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited on May Day 2020 celebrated the efforts and aspirations of all Ghanaian workers, particularly the frontline healthcare and essential workers who have in the wake of COVID-19.
In a statement, Mrs. Mansa Nettey, Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, said, “Today we celebrate the efforts and aspirations of all Ghanaian workers, particularly the frontline healthcare and essential workers who have in the wake of COVID-19, sacrificially dedicated their time and efforts to fight this deadly pandemic.”
“As Ghana has been engaged in an all-out fight against COVID-19 for the past several weeks, we have learnt one thing of our frontline workers; that they have a big heart for people, are caring, committed and giving!” She stated.
faced with a global public health crisis on the occasion of the 2020 May Day celebrations, unlike any other year, the celebration is being marked against the backdrop of a pandemic which threatens the physical, psychological, social and economic wellbeing of Ghana and its workers.
“However, at the fore of the fight against this virus are our frontline healthcare and essential workers who have fervently and remarkably served the nation so that we can have a strong chance at winning this battle,” she said.
“As we mark Workers’ Day 2020, we at Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited wish to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to all healthcare workers in the public and private sector for their sacrifice, zeal and commitment in the fight against this pandemic. We acknowledge your efforts and that is why in keeping with our brand promise Here for good, we are taking action by donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to frontline health workers in selected hospitals across the country,” Mrs Nettey indicated.
As a Bank with a history of over 120 years serving the people of Ghana and contributing to the financial development of the nation, she said, “we fully support and recognize the hard work and aspirations of all Ghanaian workers, as we mark this important worldwide celebration.”
She congratulated all the essential workers including the bank’s valuable frontline staff, supermarket and shop attendants, food vendors and fuel station attendants, “we say well done. You’ve played a vital role in keeping the country running.”
She also commended all workers in the security agencies who have helped maintain peace, order and security while the country manage and control the spread of the deadly virus.
In addition, Mrs. Nettey recognize those workers who have continued performing their daily duties while working from home. “Your commitment to your work is the reason many businesses will continue thriving and meeting their obligations despite these trying times.
“In solidarity with the citizenry, Standard Chartered Ghana extends its warmest regards and compliments to all Ghanaian workers, whose toil and sweat continues to keep the wheels of our economy moving. COVID-19 has impacted all of us in profound ways. However, there is one thing that remains true for all Ghanaian workers, their resilience!”
“Ghanaian workers have proved to be descendants of the great men and women who through their hard work decades ago made and defended the good name of Ghana. We at Standard Chartered Bank doff our hats to all Ghanaian workers. You are the heroes and heroines of our time and today more than ever, we are inspired and proud to serve you.”