- Efia Odo has expressed worry over what the homeless people are going through during the period of lockdown
- She said it is difficult to tell homeless people to stay at home because they live on the streets
- Efia Odo disclosed most of these homeless people were sleeping on the streets before the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus and lockdown
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Actress and former Kwese TV presenter Efia Odo says the president's order for people to stay at home during the lockdown will affect the homeless people a lot.
Efia Odo, who is known for making controversial statements about religion, disclosed that the homeless people were suffering and sleeping on the street before the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus which has resulted in a lockdown in some major parts of the country.
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In a Twitter post she added that it is difficult to tell homeless people to stay at home because they live on the streets.
She urged Ghanaians who have homes to stay in to be grateful.
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"How do you tell homeless people to stay home, the streets is their home. I close my eyes and all I see is tears and pain. They were suffering before CoVid19 imagine now. Be grateful you have a home to stay in, this too shall pass," she tweeted.
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As part of the president’s initiative to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus, Akufo-Addo gave a directive to the security agencies to lockdown some regions in the country.
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To control activities and prevent further spread of the virus, security personnel were deployed into the restricted zones (Accra, Tema and Kumasi) to ensure compliance.
However, people were asked to stay at to avoid contracting the deadly coronavirus.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a young man had received some punishment from security personnel for refusing to go back home during the lockdown in Accra
In a viral video, the said young man allegedly said he was whipped by the police for going out at dawn.
The video showed the man who lives around Nima with cane marks all over his body from the beating he received.
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