The Ghana Police Service has arrested forty-Nine(49) people who were at a wedding ceremony Akaporiso a suburb of Obuasi.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during his first update on the novel covid-19 ordered that public gatherings are cancelled except private burials not exceeding 25 persons who must also observed the World Health Organization’s (WHOs) protocols of social distancing
The President by his order mentioned that Ghanaians should avoid family gatherings and other activities that will endanger their lives.
“All public gatherings including conferences, funerals, church activities have been suspended for 4 weeks”.
But these orders were defied by the family as they joined their son and daughter in holy matrimony amidst merrymaking and were arrested by a joint police patrol team enforcing the President’s directive.
Meanwhile, parts of Ghana of Ghana including Greater Kumasi, Greater Accra, Tema is currently on partial lockdown.
The President has advised against going out of houses and the need to ensure that social distancing protocols are being respected during this period of lockdown.