Akufo-Addo ends 14 day self isolation, starts work today


Ghanaian leader Akufo-Addo is set to resume work on Monday, July 20, 2020 after self-isolating for two weeks, officials have said.

The country’s Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, said on Sunday that the President is doing well and happy to get back to work.

“The president is expected to resume home engagement from tomorrow [Monday] after a 14-day precautionary self-isolation period,” Mr Oppong Nkrumah said announcing his resumption to duty from Monday.

“The president has during the period been working from the Presidential Villa at the Jubilee House.

“He is expected to from Monday, attend to business from his office at the Jubilee House. Additionally, he will attend to some engagement outside Accra during the week,” he said.

Mr Akufo-Addo had elected to go into a 14-day self-isolation after “at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19.”

In a statement, Mr Oppong Nkrumah said this was on the advice of his doctors so, from July 4, 2020, the president is “taking a 14-day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with Covid-19 protocols.”


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