Rise in coronavirus cases due to elections, don't be hypocritical - Prophet Oduro to gov't

Rise in coronavirus cases due to elections, don't be hypocritical - Prophet Oduro to gov't

- Prophet Dr Kofi Oduro has blamed the recent jump in coronavirus cases on politicians

- The popular pastor noted that the spikes are a result of the 2020 general election

- Prophet Dr Kofi Oduro challenged the government to accept responsibility

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Popular Ghanaian pastor, Prophet Dr Kofi Oduro blames politicians for the recent spikes in Coronavirus cases in the country.

The head pastor of the Alabaster International Ministries attributes the rise in cases to campaigns in the lead-up to the 2020 general election.

Prophet Dr Kofi Oduro indicated that people who attended campaign events in the run-up to last year's elections violated the protocols outlined to curb the spread of the dreadful disease.

Rise in coronavirus cases due to elections, don't be hypocritical - Prophet Oduro to gov't
Prophet Oduro blames the government for the recent rise in coronavirus cases. Image: @crabbimedia
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In a sermon on Sunday, January 31, the outspoken man of God vehemently jabbed politicians for the spikes recently seen in coronavirus cases.

''This nation hates the truth. Anyone who speaks the truth has a problem. People went to campaign and all that. You can never tell me that these spikes just jumped up. I'm telling you that this is a result of your political dancing, vuvuzela blowing, no nose mask; don't be a hypocrite, don't be hypocritical,'' he fumed.

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He cited the melee in parliament during the election of a Speaker for the eighth parliament on January 7 as one reason for the spread of the virus, noting that the lawmakers failed to observe the protocols in the chamber that day.

''Government must take responsibility,'' he insisted.

Prophet Oduro noted the church cannot be blamed for the rise in coronavirus cases because members strictly follow the outline protocols.

He challenged the government to lead and stop the blame game because that is hypocrisy.

The country has 390 deaths, as of January 25, 2021, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

The active cases stand at 3,940.

The country’s cumulative cases stood at 63,883 after more than 757,000 tests.

In other news, Barbie Nubi, founder of the popular public Facebook group Tell it Moms, has lost her mother, Betty Mirable Odonkor, who celebrated her birthday just days ago.

Betty Mirable Odonkor, 61, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021. The cause of her unexpected demise is yet to be known.

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Barbie Nubi, who is also the administrated of Tell it All, another public group with a large following on Facebook, has taken to her social media page to break the sad news of her mother's passing.

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