It has been revealed that some Ghanaians are aiding and abetting foreigners to use illegitimate means to enter the country despite the closure of the country’s borders.
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This was revealed by Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on Monday, April 27, 2020, on Peace FM.
According to the minister, but for the vigilance and thorough job by the police, these foreigners would have been smuggled into the country.
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He noted that the Police intercepted and arrested some people who passed through the forest by the help of some Ghanaians to gain entry into the country.
Mr. Oppong Nkrumah said these foreigners who were arrested all tested positive for COVID-19.
He thus, issued a strict warning to unscrupulous Ghanaians to stop putting the nation at risk.
The Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in the Central Region further admonished Ghanaians to show patriotism and a nationalistic spirit in the fight against the spread of the pandemic.
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“Some of our citizens are nation wreckers. Despite the battle we are fighting, we have some unscrupulous people who because of financial gains or their cruelty or greed for money help foreigners to secretly enter the country through the forest. This fight is our fight and we should all unite to win this battle. Let us stop dishonest behaviour for it won't help us," he warned.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that in a bid to outline certain measures put in place by government to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, President Akufo-Addo addressed the nation for the eighth time.
His address to the nation on April 26, 2020, carried a lot of information, ranging from case count to the extension on the ban on public gathering as well as the intention to build 88 hospitals.
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Source: Yen Newspaper