Ghanaian Government Employ Tougher Approach in Fighting The Coronavirus
Ghana's Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah
Ghana's government has put in place tougher measures in to curb the spread of the coronavirus.This includes a travel ban, closure of schools and ban on public gatherings including church services and mosques. According to Ghana's Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, The government will deal drastically with journalists and persons who will publish fake news with the intention of creating fear and panic. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in an interview on Peace FM's 'Kokrokoo' program said anyone who will be caught in such an act will not be spared.
This follows six confirmed cases of COVID-19 that have been recorded in Ghana.
The Information minister called on Ghanaians to adhere to the directives because the government don’t want the situation where there will be police or military intervention. But even when it comes to that it will be done. It is better to adhere and be safe than to disobey because at this moment, survival is number one,” he added.