The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has on March 25, released a press statement calling on the government to declare a lockdown in the country with immediate effect.
According to the Association, they want only persons providing essential services to be allowed to go about their activities in times President Akufo-Addo has described as “not ordinary.”
Part of the statement reads;
“The lockdown though not a comfortable decision for leadership and citizens alike is a proven option backed by science and along with the other measures will ultimately be in our best interest. We call on all Ghanaians to support such a move in the national interest to save our nation from the devastating effects of this pandemic”.
A video of Nana Addo speaking on the matter has emerged and according to him the decision is still on pending.
Nana Addo talked about the fact that there would be much consequences most people would face if the country goes under a lockdown.
According to the president of the country, he has received uncountable messages from individuals and organizations asking him and his government to take a decision to keep Ghana on a lockdown for an immense treatment to be carried to curb the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Nana Addo again stated that since the decision is still on board for deliberations among other leaders of the nation, the necessary settled on decision will be communicated.