Akufo-Addo Lifts Ban Land And Sea Borders, Declares It Open Effective March 28
President Akufo-Addo has finally lifted the ban on the closure of all lands and sea borders after two (2) years of closure following the outbreak of covid-19.
According to him, fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed entry through the land and sea borders without a negative PCR test result from the country of origin.
In his 28th address to the nation on measures put in place against the spread of covid-19, he said "So, from tomorrow, 28th March, all land and sea borders will be opened. Fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed entry through the land and sea borders without a negative PCR test result from the country of origin. Citizens and foreign residents in Ghana, who are not fully vaccinated, will have to produce a negative 48-hour PCR test result, and will be offered vaccination on arrival"
President Akufo-Addo also hinted that it has been a difficult two (2) years for all adding that he is happy the ban has been finally lifted.
He appealed to all to live responsibly, protect oneself at all times, and do everything possible to stay safe.
"Now is the time for all of us to join hands, work hard, and help put our nation back onto the path of progress and prosperity, as we resume full production and increase productivity"
"As your President, I assure you that, sooner rather than later, our economy will rebound from the ravages of COVID-19"
"The policies we are implementing will, with your active support, help grow the economy at a much faster rate, help create jobs for the youth, and help us overcome the difficulties we are faced with. This too shall pass!! For the Battle is still the Lord’s!!"
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith