Ghanaian traditionalists pray against COVID-19 at Independence Square

Ghanaian traditionalists pray against COVID-19 at Independence Square

- Traditionalists from several different tribes in Ghana have held prayers against COVID-19

- Akan, Ewe and Ga priests among many others joined forces together at the Independence Square where the prayers were held

- Earlier, on March 25, Christians and Muslims also joined forces to pray against the novel coronavirus

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Traditionalists from several tribes in Ghana have joined forces and united in powerful prayers against COVID-19 at Independence Square of the country.

In the video sighted by on the official Instagram handle of Facts and Truths, the traditionalists included the Akans, Gas and Ewes among several others.

They all lined up at several strategic points on the large park while holding Schnapp bottles filled with drinks which they used to pour libations against the pandemic.

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It would be recalled that on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, all Christians and Muslims in the country united in prayer against the same COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

This was in line with an instruction that was given by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for everyone in the religious groups to fast and pray for Ghana so that COVID-19 is nipped in the bud going forward.

The traditionalists in the country were not called upon on that day, but they themselves have gathered forces to also hold prayers against the novel coronavirus.

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In other news, Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has instructed the local government ministry to provide GH¢10 daily to every head porter (kayayei) in the lockdown zones.

Hajia Alima Mahama, the minister of Local Government made it known at a press briefing under the auspices of the Ministry of Information.

The money, according to ministry, is meant to provide food for the vulnerable women whose livelihood has been hugely affected by the partial lockdown.

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