We are currently on day 2 of the lockdown and Ghanaians have really paid attention to the directive of the president. The Central Business District of Accra is empty and clean!!
Due to a lack of human activities, the streets are clean.
Ghanaian Photographer, Paul Addo took the liberty to give us visual in-depth of the lockdown. We are all at home observing the lockdown but we actually don’t have a fair idea of how empty these streets are.
The once busy and choked streets of Accra are now left deserted.
President Nana Akufo-Addo declared a two-week lockdown of Accra, Tema, and Kumasi.
He made this announcement when he briefed the entire nation on Friday 27th March 2020 about the developments of coronavirus and the reason for the lockdown.
In the President‘s brief, he said “The oath of office I swore on February 2017 demands that I dedicate myself to the service of Ghanaian people. It is my job to protect you and I am determined to do just that. All what the government is doing is seeking to achieve five targets….we have succeeded in stopping the importation of the disease into the country.”
“However, prevailing circumstances mean stricter measures need to be put in place to stop the spread of the virus in-country in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi,” he said.
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