Ablakwa lauds govt’s decision to evacuate stranded Ghanaians abroad



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Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has lauded the decision by the Akufo-Addo led administration to repatriate Ghanaians stranded abroad.

The President extended the closure of Ghanaian borders untill 31st May 2020.

Updating the general public in his 10th covid-19 address, the President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said the Ghanaian borders (air, land and sea) remain closed until further notice.

He, however, added that Ghana residents stranded abroad will be given special dispensation to come home.

He added that they will be subjected to the mandatory quarantine and safety protocols.

“Our border, by air, land and sea, remains closed until further notice for human traffic. However, given that there are Ghana residents stranded abroad, special dispensation is going to be given for their evacuation back to Ghana, where they will be subjected to the mandatory quarantine and safety protocols,” The President said.

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, who seem satisfied with the President’s pronouncement said government must always be responsive to the plight of citizens.

“I am glad President Akufo-Addo has finally given the green light for the evacuation of stranded Ghanaians as I have long advocated. Government must always be responsive to the plight of citizens. Better late than never. #COVID19ShallBeDefeated,” the legislator posted on facebook.

 

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