The Upper West Regional Minister Hon Hafiz Bin Saleh has intensified government’s quest to stop the transmission of the dreaded COVID 19 by dispersing a routine funeral gathering at Wa Limanyiri, homeradionews.com reports.
The proactive Regional Minister extended calls from the President, HE Nana Addo Danquah Akufo- Addo, by enforcing the ban on funerals and other such large crowds.
Community members of Wa Limanyiri had gathered for the routine ‘good morning’ for the late Alhaji One ‘Pluck’ as the deceased was known, only to be dispersed by the Minister.
The deceased was a focal figure within the Limanyiri community and commanded respect across the Waala enclave in total.
With 11 confirmed cases of the dreaded pandemic COVID- 19, Ghana joined the global list of countries affected by the fatal virus in recent weeks.
The President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo- Addo decreed the closure of all public gatherings that could provide an avenue for the virus to be transferred.
This included schools at all levels and sporting activities across the country as well in a near shut down across the country.
Homeradionews.com can however report that no chaotic scene popped up as the listening community members heeded to the call from the regional Minister as precautionary rather than victimization.