President Akufo-Addo Extends Ban On Public Gatherings By Two Weeks


President Nana Akufo-Addo has in his eight address to Ghanaians in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic extended the ban on public gatherings by an additional two weeks.

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The President made this information known on Sunday, April 26, 2020.




According to the President, the extension comes into force on Monday, April 27, 2020, at 1:00 AM.




The first gentleman added that his decision follows a strong consensus from some stakeholders in the country.

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“The strong consensus that emerged from these and other consultations is that the existing measures must be maintained for now, until we have a firm grip on the movement of the virus. This consensus is supported by data and science, and I am also very much of this view. I have, accordingly, by Executive Instrument, extended for another two (2) weeks the suspension of all public and social gatherings, as set out in E.I 64 of 15th March 2020, effective tomorrow, 1 am, Monday, 27th April.,” he said.

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Watch the full address below



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