The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will tonight Sunday 28 June 2020 address the citizenry on measures put in place as over 17,000 Junior High Schools (JHSs) across the country welcomes form 3 JHS students on Monday, 29th June.
His Excellency Akufo-Addo in his first televised nation’s address on March 15 directed for the closure of all schools throughout the country effective March 16 as part of safety measures to prevent students and curb the novel virus.
He nevertheless in his 10th televised nation’s address announced for schools to be reopened to only final year students in the country to enable them to complete the 2019/2020 academic year and prepare to sit for their exit examinations.
He indicated that school will be reopened for the tertiary students on Monday, June 15 whilst the final year and form 2 Gold track Senior High School (SHS) students resume June 22 and for final year students in Junior high schools (JHSs) to reopen Monday, June 29 respectively.
President Akufo-Addo is expected in his 13th televised nation’s address to brief fellow Ghanaians on measures put in place to slow the fast spread of the global pandemic as the country’s cases keep skyrocketing each day.
As of the time writing this post, the novel coronavirus according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has killed 103 persons as the nation’s positive cases hit 16,431 with 12,257 recoveries.