We can defeat coronavirus if we are united – Akufo-Addo


The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) could be defeated if the nation stands in unison.

Ghana, he said, therefore, cannot allow some few individuals, to use political, religious and ethnic differences to derail the progress it has made in its collective drive to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Updating Ghanaians on measures taken against the spread of the coronavirus Sunday night, President Akufo-Addo sad “We can defeat it [Coronavirus] if we continue to look out for one another, and remain each other’s keeper. We are fighting a common enemy and it is imperative that we do not allow religious, ethnic or political differences to get in the way of certain victory. So, we cannot allow a few persons to scuttle our collective fight to succeed”.

To that effect, he said government was putting in place a Resilience and Recovery Plan, with the overarching aim of finding more resources to strengthen the productive sectors of the economy to ensure sustained economic activity.

President Akufo-Addo also urged the play their part by remaining resolute and working hard to improve on their hygiene, fitness and exercises, eating habits, and style of living that will boost their immunity to the disease and the virus