- Nana Akufo-Addo has lifted the restrictions on churches, mosques, and all means of transport in the country
- According to the president, they can now be filled to capacity but the use of nose masks must be ensured
- This directive is set to take effect beginning August 1, 2020
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lifted the restrictions on means of transport in the country as well as in places of worship such as churches and mosques.
The President made this announcement during the 14th address to the nation on the COVID-19 measures that must be followed to curb the pandemic, on the night of July 26, 2020.
According to the president, from August 1, 2020, the restriction on the number of congregants worshipping at a time in churches and mosques will be lifted with the length of worship extended from 1 to 2 hours.
However, Nana Addo mentioned the use of face masks, as well as 1-meter social distancing protocols, must be ensured and the use of air conditions should be limited for natural ventilation to occur.
When it comes to means of transportation, the president declared that trotros, taxis, aeroplanes and buses can also now pack fully but ensure that nose masks are worn.
In addition, open-air drinking spots have also now been allowed to function. However, beaches, pubs, cinemas and night clubs remain closed.
In other news, Marricke Kofi Gane, an independent candidate for the 2020 general elections has launched his manifesto detailing his plans and policies that would be implemented after winning power.
The manifesto was launched on July 23, 2020, in a well-organized event followed by YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle named The GANEaians - Gane4Ghana Page.
In his closing remarks during the event, the aspiring president of Ghana indicated that the quality of their manifesto alone puts them far ahead of the other aspiring presidents including the flagbearers of the NPP and NDC.
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