Prez Akufo-Addo Blameless; He Was Not The Organizer Of Sir John's Funeral - GMA President
President of the GMA says President Akufo-Addo can't be blamed for what happened at the burial ceremony because he wasn't part of the organizers.
President of the Ghana Medical Association says Nana Addo Cannot be blamed for the mass gathering at Sir Johns funeral.
According to peacefmonline, the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) says President Akufo-Addo can't be blamed for the flouting of COVID-19 protocols at the funeral of former Forestry Commission boss, Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie.
Pressure group, OccupyGhana, and other government critics have criticized the President for being present while mourners broked the Covid-19 safety protocols during the burial.
“We cannot show such a remarkable sense of recklessness and abandon in these times and not expect to reap disastrous and possibly deadly consequences.
"This disregard for the law will embolden several people to treat Covid-19 protocols with disdain and contempt,” a statement made by OccupyGhana.
Ghana Medical Association, also speaking against the incident said "the organizers need to be prosecuted for flouting the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) which prohibits mass gathering amidst the Covid-19 pandemic".
Dr Frank Ankobea, President of the GMA speaking in an interview on Kumasi-based Hello FM said President Akufo-Addo can't be blamed for what happened at the burial ceremony because he wasn't part of the organizers.