President Nana Akufo-Addo has set up a COVID-19 emergency fund to solicit contributions from the public to assist victims and patients of the Coronavirus in Ghana.
In his address to the nation on the 27th of March 2020, the president announced a partial lockdown of Accra, Kasoa, Tema and Kumasi which is to take effect from 1 am on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
As part of the fund, the President announced that he has ordered the Controller General to pay his next three months’ salary into the fund. These months are April, May, and June.
He also reiterated his desire to see Ghana overcome the menace of the spread of the Coronavirus.
President Akufo-Addo concluded by asking all and sundry to stick to his earlier directives and not go contrary to it.