- Kotoka International Airport would on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 be opened to international air traffic
- Measures have however been put in place to ensure the safety of all travelers
- Simulation exercise would however be undertaken ahead of the airport's reopening to ensure all things are in place for smooth operation
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The aviation minister, Joseph Kofi Adda has revealed that the Kotoka International Airport would on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 be opened to international air traffic.
On March 22, 2020, President Akufo-Addo in his second address to the nation on COVID-19 measures, announced that the airport would be closed to international and domestic air travels.
Kofi Adda during a tour of the terminal three of the airport to assess the facilities preparedness and work done made this known to the pressmen present.
This according to him, was in line with the announcement of President Akufo-Addo hinting the reopening of the airport in 15th address to the nation on COVID-19 measures.
In a news report monitored by YEN.com.gh, on TV3's News360, the Aviation Minister saidthe terminal three has gotten video cameras installed as well as electronic thermometers to capture the temperature of passengers from a distance.
Meanwhile, the Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company, Yaw Kwakwa has however assured travellers of adequate measure of any issue that might come u,
Simulation exercise would however be undertaken on Friday August 28,2020, ahead of the airport's reopening on September 1.
In other news, former president JJ Rawlings has formally responded to allegations against him in Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi’s book titled – ‘Working with Rawlings’.
The book has dominated political discussions within the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), in particular, and media discourse in general.
In a two-part critique, the special prosecutor, Martin Amidu, who was also mentioned in the book described it as full of “factual errors.” In his first official response, Mr. Rawlings through his communication directorate said Ahwoi’s book has a hidden agenda to “sully” his image and that of his wife Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings.
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