Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has added his voice to the campaign that the president should close down all schools across the country. The spread of the coronavirus in the country is becoming worse and more dangerous to our health, the new variant of the virus is spreading everywhere in the country and across all the 16 regions.
The rate at which people are contracting the virus and dying is becoming uncontrollable, scientists and researchers have put their lives at risk trying very hard to come out with something to cure the virus.
Ghana has become one of the country with high number of cases covid-19 with some few weeks after the 2020 elections, not less than 700 cases are recorded every day, the number of active cases recorded so far is 6,938. There have been several cases recorded on covid-19 which are from our various schools, over 150 students have tested positive for the covid-19 and people are telling the president to shutdown all schools across the country to reduce the spread of the virus.
The member of Parliament who represents Assin Central in parliament for the New Patriotic Party, Hon. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has also agrees that the government should close down all schools across across. Kennedy Agyapong was ask in an interview to give his concerns on the extreme spread of the virus in the country, responding the question he said Ghanaians should adhere to the safety protocols seriously to stop the spread of the disease.
He also advised that, the government should consider and shutdown schools as the second wave of the virus is becoming more dangerous. I completed school at very old age but that didn’t stop me from being successful, so if closing of schools is the best way to safe the children then I support the the president to close all schools across the country, he said.