The annual most aniticipated Kwahu Easter Festival has been called off.
Owing to the directive from the president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that all public gatherings be called off, the Kwahu Traditional Council has canceled this year’s Easter festivities.
The Kwahu Traditional Council in a letter states that as a way of helping to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus has cancelled all activities in the traditional area.
A few days ago, Ghana recorded its 6th Coronavirus case. This was announced by the Ministry of Information in a press conference. After that, the government put a ban on all public gatherings.
President Akufo-Addo has banned all public gatherings including conference, workshops, funerals, festivals, political rallies and church activities and related events as part of measures to stop the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The President in a national address on Sunday said the ban will be in force for the next four weeks.
Ghana has so far recorded four more cases of the Coronavirus. This makes a total of six cases.
The development was announced by Director of Public Health at Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie during a press briefing on the current status of the country at the Information Ministry, Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Read the Letter below: