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Coronavirus: Pastor arrested for contravening ban on social gatherings

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A pastor has been busted at North Suntreso in Kumasi for contravening the ban on social gatherings imposed in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak in Ghana.

Apostle Kofi Nkrumah Sarkodie is said to have organised members of his church for his service on Wednesday morning (March 18, 2020).


The government of Ghana suspended all public gatherings in the country following the outbreak of Coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) in Ghana as of Saturday, March 14, 2020.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made this known in a televised national address Sunday night [March 15, 2020].

He said the new directives follows an earlier meeting of Inter-Ministerial Committee on Coronavirus response which he chaired and it deliberated on the issues.

“I have decided, in the interest of public safety and protection of our population, to review the public gathering advisories earlier announced.”

He said among the gatherings suspended are church services, weddings, funerals, other social gatherings.

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Source: GraphicOnline

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