COVID-19: Atwima Kwanwoma DCE seen lashing constituents to obey social distancing (video)

COVID-19: Atwima Kwanwoma DCE seen lashing constituents to obey social distancing (video)

The DCE for Atwima Kwanwoma District disciplined some constituents who refused to obey social distancing order

The legislator was seen lashing away as some constituents flouted social gathering directives

His action is linked to the coronavirus outbreak in the country

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The District Chief Executive of Atwima Kwanwoma, Nana Okyere-Tawia Antwi, has unleashed some strong lashes on some of his constituents for flouting social distancing rules which have come about as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

In a video captured by Adom FM and currently going round on social media, Nana Okyere-Tawia Antwi was seen whipping some residents in the district who were clamouring for what appeared like relief items.

The DCE, who was clearly peeved over the incident was seen using the cane to drive away some constituents because they were going against the World Health Organization's guidelines of ensuring social distancing.

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Nana Okyere-Tawia Antwi who was seen in an ash Lacoste and pair of jeans angrily drove away the constituents and slammed shut a sliding glass window through which people were communicating and receiving free items.

The video showed sacks of sachet water packed in front of a house in the district which appeared to be serving as a relief point where items were being given out for free following a government directive.

In the video, many people were seen surrounding the house and standing very close to each other as the chatted and scrambled for the goodies.

Their action, in the face of the partial lockdown, could put their own lives at risk over the probability of contracting the novel coronavirus.

It is probably that the DCE, in a bid to ensure compliance, resorted to using the rod to correct the social distancing anomaly which was being perpetrated by his own people.

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Nana Antwi, who was part of 212 persons nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to serve as municipal and district chief executives.

Atwima Kwanwoma is one of the twenty-seven districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Its capital is Twedie.

The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Kufuor.

In other news, multiple award-winning gospel act, Sonnie Badu, has reacted to some comments about coronavirus related to Africa which were passed by Melinda Gates, wife of one of the world's richest men, Bill Gates.

Sonnie Badu took to his Instagram handle to react to comments passed by Mrs. Gates claiming hat developing countries like Africa would be the worst hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

But the founder of The Rock Hill Church begged to differ relating to Mrs Gates' comments as he took to his page to share his view.

"You are not God ... You are only human, Just like us. Do not over step your boundaries, don’t worry your time will be up soon ... Africa will surprise the world, that is why for the first time we are ahead of you all ... Madam, keep quite ... my name is BADU," he wrote.

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