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Lifting Lockdown “Suicidal” – Abraham Koomson



Lifting Lockdown “Suicidal” – Abraham Koomson 46

The Executive Director of the Ghana Federation of Labour, Mr Abraham Koomson has described President Akufo-Addo’s decision to lift the partial lockdown of Greater Accra and Kumasi as “suicidal”.

In an interview with NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie on Tuesday, Mr Koomson sharing his opinion on the lockdown lifting said “What the president is trying to tell us now is, you can go out and go and kill yourself, that is dangerous, it’s suicidal,”

President Akufo-Addo on Sunday announced the lifting the 3-week lockdown on Greater Accra and Kumasi, with effect from Monday, April 20.

Addressing the nation on Sunday, April 19, 2020, the president, however, stated all other social distancing measures are still in place. Churches, Schools both Public and Private, will still remain shut.

According to the president, the decision to enforce the 3-week lockdown was taken to give Government the opportunity to try to contain the spread of the virus, scale-up effectively the tracing of persons who had come into contact with infected persons, test them for the virus, an