Mahama cautions Akufo-Addo to be proactive in fighting coronavirus, not just prayers

Mahama cautions Akufo-Addo to be proactive in fighting coronavirus, not just prayers

- Former president John Mahama has said President Akufo-Addo owed Ghanaians a plan against coronavirus and not just prayers

- He said the NDC is available to partner with the NPP government to fight the coronavirus

- Mahama was reacting to Akufo-Addo’s declaration of Wednesday, March 25, as a fasting day for Christians and Muslims nationwide

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Former President John Mahama has said the government must give the people of Ghana a plan and strategy about how it intends fighting the coronavirus outbreak and not just prayers.

He was reacting to Akufo-Addo’s declaration of Wednesday, March 25, as a fasting day for both Christians and Muslims.

Also, the president had earlier invited some Ghanaian pastors to the Jubilee House for prayers.

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The Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia, had also met with Muslim leaders on the issue.

Mahama was speaking at the end of a three-day fasting and prayer session declared by the NDC on Sunday.

He said further that Ghanaians must rise above personal and partisan interest and fight coronavirus as a country.

“Our leaders owe this nation not just prayers but a plan, too,” he added.

He also disclosed the NDC’s willingness and desire to help the government fight the outbreak if invited by the NPP.

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Meanwhile, Ghana’s confirmed coronavirus cases stand at 21 with one death.

The dead person was a Lebanese trader based in Kumasi.

The Ministry of Health has said earlier that the affected persons were responding well to treatment and so far 8 of them had recovered.

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