Pwani Oil Commercial Director Rajul Malde said his company is rolling out initiatives to sensitize the public on the importance of personal hygiene as an effective weapon against COVID-19 which has so far infected over 200,000 people worldwide and killed 8,000.
“Pwani Oil is concerned about the serious health challenge posed by the spread of the Coronavirus globally. We are working with the Government and other stakeholders to promote public awareness of preventive measures against the disease which include personal hygiene,” he said.
He added: “We are aware of the large number of commuters using the ferry services daily and are ready to support the measures Kenya Ferry has already put in place including provision of hand-washing kits. Public transport providers have a vital role to play in curbing the spread of the disease.”
On his part, Kenya Ferry Services Managing Director Bakari Gowa thanked Pwani Oil for the gesture saying it will go a long way in ensuring that commuters have access to adequate hygiene amenities as they board and disembark from the ferri