As COVID-19 continue to harass the world, shocks and misery are as well on the rise. A minister in Ghana has resigned after admitting to openly flouting COVID-19 protocols.
This minister had tested positive and therefore he had to self quarantine so as not to spread the virus.
Surprisingly this law maker knew what to do, but he didn’t do it.
Mr. Carlos Ahenkorah’s resignation as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry was accepted by the president.
His violation was to do with him visiting his constituency when the days for quarantine were not yet over.
Ghananian president issued a statement reminding all government officials to maintain the COVID-19 guidelines regardless of their positions.
What a shame? Local media in Ghana are reporting showing how un serious a whole minister is. There are wondering why he had to leave his house yet he knew he had tested positive.
For the minister defended him self saying that the medics advised him that after one week he can move.
This was high level of negligence. First of all he visited a voter registration center with his driver who had tested positive.
Secondly, he had a meeting with a friend who died of COVID-19 a few days later.
We note that many Ghananian government officials are testing positive almost every day. Even the president as we talk now has gone into isolation.
In conclusion the West African nation has one of the highest number of coronavirus cases in the continent.
Since the outbreak cases are 18,134, with 117 deaths. Even the Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu has coronavirus.