Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Central Region have been tasked to effectively collaborate with the Security agencies to enforce social distancing at markets and coastal communities.

Hon Kwamena Duncan, Central Regional Minister who made the call noted with regret that almost all markets and fishing communities in the Region were not complying with the social distancing protocols despite several appeals to them to observe it.

He was speaking at a Regional Coordinating Council meeting with the MMDCEs , Head of the Security Agencies, Ghana Health Service and other Departments Heads. The meeting was among other things to marshal out effective strategies for the successful implementation of the Government’s free water for all policy and compliance of the public health strategies such as social distancing put forward by health experts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social distancing was identified as one of the best public health strategy for controlling the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the Country.

Due to that, the Assin Fosu municipal Chief executive Honorable Nicholas Fiifi Barko, Assin South District Chief executive Hon. Derrick Owusu Ambrose and the Assin North District Chief executive Hon. Charles Ohene Andor has putting in a Restrictive measure to enforce the Directives in there Districts.

Speaking to the Assin Fosu municipal Chief executive who double as the Deen of the MMDCE’S in the central Region Hon Nicholas Fiifi Barko he said, Measures has putting in place and market women will divide into two Groups in which the Market Days will shear to them so that they won’t be Clouded and Observed the Social Distancing Protocol.

By:Isaac Donkoh

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