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President Akufo-Addo Suspends 64th Independence Day Celebration


President Akufo-Addo has suspended this year's 64th Independence day celebration and all its related activities due to the rise in covid-19 cases in the country.


According to him, all Regional, Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies across the country must adhere to the order.


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In a communique sighted by ThinkNews Online, it said "Management is in receipt of a letter dated 11th February 2021 from the Office of the Chief of Staff, Office of H.E the President of the Republic directing the suspension of this year's 6th March celebration and all its related activities in the Regions, Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies across the country due to the high prevalence rate of COVID-19 cases in the country"


The Ghana Education Service also added that all regional Director are therefore entreated to bring this important directive to the notice of Metropolitan/Municipal/District Education Directors and Heads of all Institutions under its jurisdiction to strictly comply.


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Below is a copy of the release:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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