- Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has touched on the date for reopening of schools
- He said President Akufo-Addo will be meeting with the cabinet on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 to deliberate on the possible reopening in January
- The minister said the president will take a decision that will be in the best interest of the school children and Ghanaians at large considering the COVID-19 pandemic
The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has opened up on when schools are expected to be reopened amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh, he said the president will be meeting with cabinet on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, to take a final decision on this.
The minister hinted that reopening of schools is possible in January, however, the key agenda of the president’s meeting is to find ways of containing the disease of the children are to go to school.
In another tweet, Oppong Nkrumah assured Ghanaians that the president will definitely take the best decision in the interest of the children and schools.
Meanwhile, schools – from basic education to the university were all closed in March after several cases of coronavirus were first recorded in Ghana.
Later, the final year students of the junior and senior high schools, as well as the universities were made to return to school in order to write their final examination.
The rest have all remained home till now.
In other news, popular Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has served a strong warning to government officials.
He referred to these as “thieves who pilfer our national kitty with impunity and abuse human rights.”
Anas added that we have only one Ghana, therefore, each person must play their role well in a positive way.
His post triggered massive responses as supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) attacked and called him names.
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