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Former President Closes Office Temporarily

The Office of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, Former President of the Republic has closed his office effective Thursday 26th March, 2020.

In a statement signed by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, the closure of the office is due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and is aimed at protecting both staff and visitors.

Former President Rawlings in confirming the closure indicated that “isolation is key to protecting ourselves from the COVID-19 virus and He is in support of measures taken by the government to mitigate the spread of the virus.”

He urged all Ghanaians to seriously observe the safety measures put in place by the government to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Former President Rawlings has in the past few days voluntarily tested for the virus and received a negative result.

Ghana’s Coronavirus cases have jumped from 68 to 132. The death toll, however, remains 3, confirmed the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

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