President of the Republic of Ghana, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to announce his final decision on if schools are to reopen or remain closed today, Wednesday, December 30th, 2020.
Schools in the country were shut down early this year, following the outbreak of the deadly CoronaVirus (COVID-19) respiratory disorder which has taken over the world and has been classified by the World Health Organisation (W.H.O) as a pandemic. Read Here.
The President announced in that period that schools in Ghana are to be closed till further notice, which is a measure to help curb the spread of the disease.
The information minister, Kojo Vincent Oppong Nkrumah took to his verified Twitter account on Tuesday, December 29, and announced that the final decision for Schools to reopen or to remain closed will be made known to the public on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 by the president, Akufo-Addo after meeting with the cabinet.
“President @NAkufoAddo prepares to meet cabinet tomorrow for a final decision on the possible reopening of schools in January. Key on his agenda will be to examine the proposals for assuring the safety of our children, should schools reopen.” he tweeted.
He also added that the decision to reopen or keep the schools closed is not made lightly but the government will make the best decision in the interest of students and the schools.
“These decisions are not made lightly. But so far all his covid management decisions have been spot on. Fingers crossed, he will make the best decision in the interest of our children and our schools.” he said.