COVID-19: We want to come home; we’re stranded in Italy- Ghanaian students cry

COVID-19: We want to come home; we’re stranded in Italy- Ghanaian students cry

- The Union of Ghanaian Students in Italy are appealing to the government to come to their aid

- In a letter addressed to President Akufo-Addo, they called on him to come to their rescue as some of them are stranded in the face of the coronavirus pandemic

- They are asking to be brought back home or be given the needed logistics to help protect them

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In the wake of the deadly coronavirus affecting most countries, especially Italy, the Union of Ghanaian Students in Italy is appealing to the government to intervene.

They have written to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to come to their rescue as some of them are stranded in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.

In the Union's letter to Akufo-Addo, they asked to be brought back home or be given the needed logistics to help protect themselves against the COVID-19.

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In a news report by RainbowOnline, they appealed to the government to take action before things get out of hand.

According to them, since most cities are on lockdown, their movement has been restricted thereby affecting other economic activities they do to make ends meet.

This, they said, has made them become financially handicapped to support themselves.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghanaian students in Wuhan, China, also called on government to evacuate them from the country since there was an outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

According to a JoyNews report, the Wuhan Chapter President of Ghanaian students, Samson Opoku, the city had been completely locked down and as a result, people had run out of food supplies.

“We don’t know how long this [coronavirus] is going to take. The number of cases and mortality rates increases each day so members are scared. We want to be evacuated back home,” he stressed.

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