The government of Ghana has been accused of massaging figures of COVID-19 related deaths according to the leadership of the Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana (MOWAG) who have added more facts to their claim.
As a result, families of deceased persons are being entreated to stop bathing dead bodies home as well as trying as much as possible to stay away from such bodies before they also contract the novel Coronavirus.
According to the leadership of Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana (MOWAG), the number of people who die in their various houses of COVID-19 without knowing the cause is more than the deaths being recorded by the government.
“People have died without knowing it was Covid-19. They are brought to mortuaries for preservation and their fluid will get into contact with other dead bodies. Families come for their bodies of persons who didn’t die of COVID-19 and bath them for interment. Because the family didn’t know that the dead body they are bathing came into contact with Covid-19 body, they also get COVID-19 “, General Secretary of MOWAG Richard Kofi Jordan revealed.
Speaking on Kumasi-based local radio station monitored by MyNewsGh.com, the General Secretary accused the government of massaging the figures of COVID-19 related deaths in Ghana.
“We the mortuary attendants work closely with the doctors and we know the number of people who are brought into the morgues as a result of Covid-19, so we want to tell the public that the Covid-19 is real and so many people are dying contrary to what we have been told.”, Richard Kofi Jordan
To this end, he appealed to the public to adhere to the laid down Covid-19 protocols to fight the communal spread of the virus.
Akufo-Addo Declared A Winner Again By The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Ghana has upheld the re-election of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as president of Ghana.
The decision means he was validly elected during the December 7, 2020, presidential elections.
The verdict was read out today by Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah who led the seven-member panel that has been sitting on the 2020 Election Petition since the hearing began on January 14, 2021.
“The petition is dismissed as it is with no merit,” the CJ said after reading the judgement. The court held that the petitioner failed to conclusively prove any of the issues that it had filed for determination.
The issued for determination were as follows:
- Whether or not the petition discloses any reasonable cause of action
- Whether or not based on the data contained in the declaration of the 1st Respondent (EC), no candidate obtained more than 50% of the valid votes cast as required by Article 63 (3) of the 1992 constitution
- Whether or not the 2nd Respondent still met article 63 (3) of the 1992 constitution threshold by the exclusion or inclusion of the Techiman South constituency Presidential Election Results of 2020
- Whether or not the declaration by the 1st Respondent dated the 9th of December was in violation of Article 63 (3) of the 1992 constitution
- Whether or not the alleged vote padding and other errors complained of by the petitioner affected the outcome of the Presidential Election results of 2020.
The Petition was lodged at the apex court by former president John Dramani Mahama, who was flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC. Mahama was challenging the EC’s December 9 declaration of Akufo-Addo as president-elect.
Mahama dragged two parties to the top court. They were: the Electoral Commission and President Akufo-Addo as first and second respondents respectively
Today’s Newspaper Frontpages: Thursday, March 4, 2021
- It’s judgment day – Supreme Court to affirm Akufo-Addo or order run-off
- Criticise us, don’t insult us – Supreme Court judge tells media
- Domelevo retired – President thanks him for service
- D-day for Mahama vrs EC
- Fresh fight over Auditor General’s Age
- Gold smuggling hits Ghana
- Be circumspect in your criticism – Judges
The Daily Statesman
- It’s judgement day – Ghanaians awaits Supreme Court verdict on Mahama’s election petition
- President to deliver SONA on Tuesday
- Too early to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory – Health Minister-Designate
Are GAYS and LESBIANS Sponsoring The Building Of The National Cathedral?
Architect of the National Cathedral of Ghana which is a planned interdenominational Christian cathedral being built in Accra, Sir David Adjaye has declared support for LGBTQ rights in Ghana, urging President Akufo-Addo to do all he can to make it legal, MyNewsGh.com has filed.
While many people might have declared support for gay rights without a fuss, that of David Adjaye will stir controversy with Ghanaians as President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had said during the laying of the foundation stone for the national cathedral that it is a holy promise to God and being built to honour God.
The president was joined by leadership of major Christian congregations, government officials, traditional authorities and citizens majority of whom are opposed to gay rights.
Indeed, a key talking point about the event was the importation of a stone from Jerusalem which the president dropped into the first digging at the site.
The “holy stone” will symbolize the sacredness of the land earmarked for the project as Christians regard Jerusalem to be the most sacred site in the world.
The celebrated architect whose design for the cathedral was unveiled by President Nana Akufo-Addo in March 2018 joined a list of top United Kingdom Celebrities piling pressure on President Akufo-Addo to legalize homosexuality in Ghana.
Many Ghanaians will be shocked by the irony of the demand as the architect of the National Cathedral of Jesus Christ is now openly advocating for Gay Rights while they (the larger Ghanaian population) are also presumably opposed to gay rights in the name of God and religion.
In the letter sighted by MyNewsGh.com signed by among others David Adjaye and addressed to the Ghanaian government and the gay community in Ghana to encourage them and to solidarize with them, Sir David Adjaye along with other UK “Ghanaians”, said:
“We have watched with profound concern as you (gays) have had to question the safety of your vital work at the LGBT+ Rights Ghana Centre in Accra, and feared for your personal wellbeing and security. It is unacceptable to us that you feel unsafe,” the letter addressed to Ghana’s LGBT community said.
The group called Akufo-Addo and the government to ensure gay rights are respected and any and all forms of attacks on gays are ceased.
We have signed a letter calling on His Excellency, The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, to reach out to LGBTQ leaders “to create a pathway for allyship, protection and support.”— UK BLACK PRIDE (@ukblackpride) March 1, 2021
Our LGBTQ siblings deserve to live free from violence.#GhanaSupportsEquality pic.twitter.com/ligMmYpC99
“As prominent and powerful advocates for this great country, we are beseeching His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and political/cultural leaders to create a pathway for allyship, protection and support. We petition for inclusivity which will make the nation even greater and even stronger,” the UK celebrities wrote.
Features2 months ago
Good News:All Government Workers To Receive A 25% Salary Increment By January 2021
Entertainment2 months ago
Ghana CNN Exclusive: Kumawood and Ghallywood Best Movies of 2020
Sports2 months ago
Legon Cities’ Striker ‘Baby Jet’ Asamoah Gyan Injured
Sports2 months ago
Robert Lewandowski and Lucy Bronze Crowned Best FIFA Footballer Award Winners
Politics2 months ago
“Are You Sensible…?” – NPP’s Abronye DC Heavily Blast Ghanaians For Voting ‘Skirt and Blouse’
Features3 months ago
Election 2020: Sammy Gyamfi Finally Exposes EC With Pink Sheets Over Electoral Fraud(Photos)
Features3 months ago
This Is Unbelievable: See How An SHS Student Rain Insults On President Akufo-Addo
Politics3 months ago
Happening Now: NDC Supporters Clashes With Police At EC Office – Live