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Coconut Grove fire: Customers' money safe – GN

Groupe Nduom has assured the public that the funds of customers at the GN Bank located at the premises of the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel which caught fire on Saturday, 22 April, are safe.

This was contained in a statement issued by Groupe Nduom Corporate Affairs Manager, Richmond Keelson on Sunday, 23 April, which emphasised that: “All customer funds are safe. All vaults have been recovered intact”.

The firm also said that disaster recovery procedures have been activated. As a result, GN Bank and Gold Coast Fund Management that were based at the hotel will open for business on Monday, April 24.

Several items were destroyed in the fire at the hotel, owned by businessman and politician Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom.

Meanwhile, former President John Dramani Mahama has sympathised with Dr Nduom and said the fire outbreak was a huge setback for Ghana’s hospitality industry.




‘First Call Rescue Me’ app starts 24/7 breakdown assistance and towing services

First call Ltd. is Ghana’s premier app driven breakdown assistance and towing services company that provides convenient, affordable and reliable vehicle roadside assistance to motorists.

Services offered include Roadside Assistance, Accident Assistance, and other Ancillary Services.

Roadside Assistance: In the event, a motorist encounters a breakdown, 24/7 mobile mechanics are dispatched to their aid within minutes either via our ‘First Call Rescue Me’ app or call centre.

Their services are

• Replacement of a flat tyre (with your spare tyre)

• Jumpstart your battery

•Limited fan belt repairs (subject to availability of fan belt)

•Limited overheating issues

•Limited electrical malfunctions

•Fuel Assistance (subject to availability of fuel)

If the issue requires major repair, towing services will be engaged and the vehicle will be towed to the garage of the motorist’s choice or one of our partner garages.

Accident Assistance: First Call provides assistance in filling out documentation for an insurance claim, in the case of accidents.

Ancillary Services: We facilitate Ambulance and taxi services in the event of injury or need of alternative transportation. Security Services are also provided for vehicles broken down in unsafe locations whilst the vehicle gets repaired.

For as low as one hundred and fifty Ghana cedis (GHC150) per annum, members can benefit from these services. The three (3) annual packages are, Basic, Essential and Premium.Service is currently available in Accra and Tema and will be extended nationwide within the coming months.




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