Ford Samoa delivers A.C.C.’s new rehab vehicle

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HANDOVER CEREMONY: Ford Samoa employees with Accident Compensation Corporation with the new vehicle.

HANDOVER CEREMONY: Ford Samoa employees with Accident Compensation Corporation with the new vehicle.

Ford Hyundai Samoa and the Accident Compensation Corporation (A.C.C.) have launched a vehicle for rehabilitate victims of accidents.

The car was handed over by Victoria Petelo, Manager Sales at Ford Samoa, to Associate Minister of A.C.C, Tuifa’asisina Misa Palemene, on Friday. The ribbon was cut by Leo’o Tautalatasi Dr. Adams.

Va’ulu Mulifusi Togafau of the Accident Compensation Corporation welcomed the guests while Pastor Kitiona Tolovale of the Pentecostal Church in Vaitele blessed the vehicle.

Ms. Petelo said the car was bought from Turkey.

“We (Ford Samoa) are delighted that the Accident Compensation Corporation trusted us with getting this car here for them.”

Ford Samoa's Victoria Petelo presents the keys to Tuifa'asisina Misa Palemene.
Ford Samoa's Victoria Petelo presents the keys to Tuifa'asisina Misa Palemene.
HANDOVER CEREMONY: Ford Samoa employees with Accident Compensation Corporation with the new vehicle.
HANDOVER CEREMONY: Ford Samoa employees with Accident Compensation Corporation with the new vehicle.
Victims fro accidents at the Vehicle demonstration.
Victims fro accidents at the Vehicle demonstration.

Few rehab victims were also present to witness the handover ceremony.

Va’aulu said the vehicle is an important development for the Corporation.

“We are extremely satisfied with the vehicle, we have been using other cars but it wasn’t comfortable unlike this new model we have witnessed today,” he said.

 “We are hoping that this car will able to serve all the rehabilitation of accident victims throughout the whole country and we are also looking to expand the service where possible.”

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