The Archbishop of Accra Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp has added his voice to the growing number of cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in some schools in Ghana. He made this submission on Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 at his office at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka- Accra.
He said the increase in the COVID-19 cases is on average of 400 daily in Ghana which is very alarming and frightening and unfortunately the spread has extended to schools where students are preparing for their final examinations.
The Archbishop urged all teachers, non-teaching staff and students to be extra careful and more diligent in observing the protocols that have been put in place to enable all stay safe. He encouraged them to put on their nose masks whenever need be, observe physical and social distances in the midst of interactions and be careful of how to relate with people coming from far and wash their hands with soap under running water.
He said when all these measures are taken into consideration, safety is already assured. He again advised the teaching and non-teaching staff to guide these students and give them signs of wisdom by prompting them when they go wrong so that everyone on the school campus remain safe. The Archbishop assured them of the concern and love of parents and the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference towards their well-being. He finally affirmed them of their prayers to keep them safe while striving for a better future.
DEPSOCOM News, Accra