POLITICS: "Kotoka To Reopen On Tuesday" - President Akufo-Addo Confirms
President Akufo-Addo has confirmed that the Kotoka International Airport will commence full operation on Tuesday, September 1.
According to him, the airport was closed as pat of measures of easing the restrictions and reducing the spread of the covid-19.
In his 16th address to the nation on measures put in place to reduce the spread of the virus, President Akufo-Addo said "Government has decided to re-open the airport because public health officials can now conduct rapid tests to enable the isolation of passengers who might arrive in the country with the novel coronavirus. I am glad to announce that KIA will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This decision has been communicated to international airlines across the world. After weeks of thorough work, I am satisfied that it is safe to do so,”
He further stressed passengers will be well screened before they are allowed to enter the country.
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith