The party believes it is really an try by the govt to make it possible for the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new sign-up of voters for the 2020 normal elections and very little additional.
Sammy Gyamfi, The Communications Director of the NDC questioned: “Why will President Akufo-Addo impose a partial lockdown with the objective of halting the distribute of the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation, at a time we experienced only recorded 137 instances across just four (4) areas of the country and with 5 deaths, but convert close to to lift the partial lockdown, at a time our favourable circumstance rely has galloped to 1,042, across ten (10) areas and with 9 (9) deaths?”
The NDC and other political events have kicked against the EC’s decision to compile a new sign up describing it as a waste of funds and an try by the governing New Patriotic Celebration (NPP) to rig the elections in December.
The NPP, however, is in assistance of the new register and the EC is also bent on compiling a new sign up at all fees.
Nana Addo, on Sunday, April 19, 2020, in a televised address to the nation explained the nation now has the capacity to undertake intense make contact with-tracing of infected persons.
He explained the “enhancement of our capacity to exam, the growth in the figures of our therapy and isolation centres, the better knowledge of the dynamism of the virus, the ramping up of domestic ability to create our individual personalized protecting equipment, sanitisers, and medicines, the modest successes chalked at made up of the spread of the virus in Accra and Kumasi, and the extreme impact on the poor and vulnerable”, ended up the causes he lifted the partial lockdown.”
However, Sammy Gyamfi reacting to the President’s announcement mentioned the determination is to area political expediency ahead of General public basic safety.
In a Facebook submit, he questioned the foundation for the lockdown in the very first location.
He additional that the final decision by the President is a reckless political gamble that portends wonderful threat for this nation.
“President Akufo-Addo’s decision to elevate the lockdown at this crucial time is a reckless political gamble that portends wonderful hazard for this nation. Ghanaians ought to never forgive him if this unimaginable determination exacerbates our COVID-19 situation. The blame for any fatality that is occasioned by this reckless choice have to lie squarely with the President,” he pointed out.