The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has temporarily suspended foreign travels for all public officials, as part of measures Government has taken to prevent the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
In a circular issued by the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, and addressed to all sector Ministers and their deputies, Regional Ministers and their deputies, all Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives, and all Heads of Government Agencies, the Chief of Staff stressed that only essential and critical foreign travels will be considered and, thereafter, approved.
“The directive, together with other measures being put in place by Government, is intended to protect the general public from contracting the virus. Please take note and ensure compliance,” the statement added.
Confirming the news to Dinpafm’s Nana Akosua Ansah, Mr. Eugene Arhin Communication’s Director for the presidency said it is an authentic news and all parties must comply.
Find the circular below: