- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo visited the Pantang COVID-19 treatment centre
- President Akufo-Addo said the structure was initially intended to be a learning centre for the Ghana Health Service but was transformed into a treatment centre for COVID-19
- During his visit, Akufo-Addo also presented 10,000 hospital beds
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, paid a working visit to the Pantang COVID-19 treatment centre.
During his working visit to the facility, Akufo-Addo presented 10,000 hospital beds under the government’s Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), to hospitals across the country.
President Akufo-Addo said the structure was initially intended to be a learning centre for the Ghana Health Service.
According to him, the project was started under the government of President J.A. Kufuor, but was abandoned soon after the NPP government left office in 2008.
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In a Facebook post sighted by YEN.com.gh, the president revealed that upon his assumption to office, it was adopted by the Electricity Company of Ghana, and has been transformed into a treatment centre for COVID-19.
He added that the facility is scheduled to be completed in three months time.
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President Akufo-Addo's working visit to the Pantang COVID-19 treatment Centre has attracted some reactions from Ghanaians.
Osei Eben-algore described the president as a workaholic.
Workaholic President. Yesterday in Abuja, today in Ghana at Pantang.
Hajj Àhmed Tijani Sakande was excited about the excellent service of the president.
Thank you Nana-Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo For Your Excellent Service For Mother Ghana.
Kwa-sam K. Samuel believes the president has no single project to his credit.
So it's not complete yet and still, you want us to believe you have worked on. ECG worked on it and not Nana Addo. You have no a single project in your credit.
Kwamifoli Evans raised quite a valid point.
Those who'll be working there are on strike, you haven't even address them.
Uxio Anold Huntington believes the no bed syndrome will end.
Excellent work. I think from now, the 'no bed syndrome' will end. Workaholic leadership.
Obayaa Adubaa assured the president of four more years.
You have our 4years wati NANA you are not going anywhere anytime soon you are the best Nana Agyakwa.
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In other news, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who is also the leader and flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has predicted that the NPP will win with a first-round victory in the upcoming December elections.
He said the NPP is targeting a first-round victory because he is confident Ghanaians will vote for him given his performance so far since he became president.
Akufo-Addo reported made this declaration during a working tour to the Bono Region, where he addressed people of Berekum East and Berekum West, appealing for votes.
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