His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has petitioned school authorities and teachers to ensure students strictly adhere to the safety COVID-19 guidelines outlined by the Ghana Education Service (GES).
The President made this appeal giving updates on measures put in place to slow the spread of the pandemic in his 23rd televised nation’s address monitored by Educationweb.com.gh on Sunday, January 31, 2021.
“I appeal to school authorities and teachers to enforce the guidelines provided by the Ghana Education Service (GES).”
His request comes after the Ghana Health Service (GHS) reported a rise in the country’s novel coronavirus cases leading to the sudden demise of many Ghanaians in the past few weeks, a situation Akufo-Addo said has worsen
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