Inside Minister Ambrose Derry is urging the general public to desist from stress buying of foodstuff and petroleum goods forward of the coming into influence of a partial lockdown announced by the president.
President Akufo-Addo announced last night components of the nation will be locked down for two months productive Monday as element of steps to curb the unfold of the Covid – 19 virus.
Ambrose Derry says Ghanaians misunderstood portions of the president’s directive, for this reason the worry purchasing.
He advised Joy Information exterior parliament dwelling that markets, banks and gasoline stations will continue to run when the restriction usually takes impact and so there is no have to have for stress getting.
“You can go to the marketplace and obtain foodstuff. And anywhere food stuff is sold will have meals. So the rush to invest in meals is not necessary,” Mr Derry said.
He states his tour this early morning exhibit financial institutions that typically open up on Saturday are closed. He says the go is needless simply because banking institutions are exempt from the constraints.
“I can guarantee you that these measures by the president are evidently considered as a result of,” Mr Derry mentioned.
“Filling stations are unnecessarily crowded. That is not safe and sound mainly because it could induce a fire. But they will continue being open. That is not needed,” he reported.
He suggests the stability organizations are completely ready to assist implement the constraints as declared by the president if it gets to be required.
“I recommend that you remain at home as significantly as attainable. Arrive out only in just the measures you are authorized to appear out. If you never, I will guarantee you the security will implement it.
“We will do it firmly and we will do it with all the dedication you can get. Be rest assured,” Mr Derry concluded.