General Secretary of the Ghana Professional medical Association is calling for the prosecution of people involved in the set up of a main, at Akuapem in the Japanese Location.
According to Dr Justice Yankson, the accumulating held to celebrate the installation, flouts the ban on community gatherings by the President, by means of an Executive Instrument, to restrict the spread of the novel coronavirus.
From the traditional leaders to the law enforcement who obtained the purchase to deliver safety, all of them should be taken through owing procedure and handed the desired punishments to serve as a deterrent, he stated on JoyNews’ Newsfile, Saturday.
“The incredibly influential people today really should be brought to book for all of us to understand from, because, we are unable to proceed this way. Folks sense that lifetime is all right with us but this is the traditional authority, we expect that they would also be showing leadership.
“They should be taken via the thanks method and wherever they have been observed to have formally breached the regulations, the correct punishment as spelt out, if in all probability, the highest should be supplied out,” he explained to Samson Lardi Anyenini, host of the present.
Kingmakers of Akuapem initiated customary rites to set up a new Akuapemhene amidst significant security on May perhaps 1, 2020.
The set up arrives soon soon after the Judicial Committee of the Eastern Regional Home of Chiefs nullified the installation of just one Odehye Kwasi Akuffu as the Akuapemhene and directed that, he can’t hold himself as similar.
A short customary rite was noticed to declared to the individuals of Akuapem that Odehye Kwadwo Kesse has been selected as Akuapemhene.
Dr Yankson mentioned that a lot of of the coronavirus situations in Ghana are asymptomatic – folks have Covid-19 but are not displaying indications of health issues.
Therefore, if some of the people in the group have the virus without the need of any evident indicators, every person else, which include the regulation enforcers and the classic leaders, have all been exposed, he stated.
He included that only about 10% of the individuals (in the movie) had been seen with masks, heightening the danger of equally infection and distribute.
“We are not able to let issues of this nature to happen when we are all hoping to combat a widespread enemy,” he included.
Dr Yankson urged federal government to revise the tactic to social distancing by executing an assessment of the condition and including enforcement steps to make sure the directives are followed.
“We should really contain the protection agencies, to be certain that people today adhere to these actions and to an extent, begin bringing in the courts so that people today can get started struggling with some of the penalties as spelt out in the law,” he extra.