President Akufo-Addo in his address to the nation has urge all students going back to school to observe the COVID-19 safety protocols as new cases surge across the country.
He said “Wear your masks at all times, wash and sanitize your hands regularly, protect yourself, protect each other. Protect your parents. But, please do not give me a reason to close down schools again. I pledge to do my best to keep your education going”
President Akufo-Addo later stressed by saying;” I know it won’t be easy for us going into a second partial lockdown after all this while but I won’t hesitate to lockdown the country if I the cases of the COVID-19 keeps on to rise
The immediate past Kumbungu MP, Ras Mubarak says President Akufo-Addo should exclude restriction of movements in the country as part of measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
In an open letter to the President he said
“Majority of our countrymen and women cannot afford to live under a lockdown again. It will increase crime and destroy our society than the virus would.
“Some category of Ghanaians can afford to survive a lockdown, but many of our people up and down the country cannot,” he emphasized.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo mid last year locked down the country after the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus but tried his possible best to control the virus at all cost as he lifted the lockdown in just after two weeks.
The COVID-19 cases in Ghana seems to off late rising abnormally which has made the President to forewarn Ghanaians to be extra careful and take the COVID-19 protocols serious other than that he will lock the country because is better safe than sorry.