Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to open Ghana’s borders for Ghanaians stuck outside the country to return home and reunite with their families.
Michael Owusu Addo Porpularly known as Sarkodie, made the appeal via social media, shortly after the President announced that he has lifted the partial lockdown imposed on some parts of Accra, and Kumasi to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
He tweeted, “Mr president @NAkufoAddo you’ve done so well with how you handling this pandemic, we appreciate your effort But please can we open the borders for at least a day or two in between time for citizens stuck outside to get back pls.”
His appeal comes after several cries fr9om his fellow musician Pappy Kojo who could not return home from Italy.
President Akufo-Addo during his seventh address to the nation on measures taken to stem the spread of the disease, noted that the borders will remain closed until further notice.
This according to him will enable government reduce the importation of the virus into the country.
Currently Ghana has recorded 1042 confirmed cases with 99 recoveries and 9 deaths.
Below is his Tweet
Mr president @NAkufoAddo you’ve done so well with how you handling this pandemic , we appreciate your effort 🙏🏿 But please can we open the boarders for at least a day or two in between time for citizens stuck outside to get back pls 🙏🏿
— Sarkodie (@sarkodie) April 20, 2020