My support in Coronavirus fight is in all sincerity – Mahama assures

Former President John Dramani Mahama has said his commitment to support government in the fight against COVID-19 is in all sincerity and hopeful that same measure of sincerity will be exercised in accepting his support.

“I will continue to extend a helping hand to the government and to share our experience in managing the Ebola crisis. I do so with an open mind and a willing heart. And I hope that gesture will be received in the sincerity it is offered. The enemy before us is no respecter of person or party. We are all in this together,” he said in an address at church service in Accra on Sunday.

Following the outbreak of the Corona Virus disease with recorded cases in Ghana, former President John Dramani Mahama announced the readiness of the opposition National Democratic Congress to support government’s efforts at combating the spread of the virus.

He noted that “For all people of faith, this is a time to show charity and compassion. I urge you to reflect on your beliefs, and not to engage in practices that will escalate the present anxieties in the nation. Price hiking and other such opportunistic practices are beneath the dignity of the
moment.”

He disclosed that a team of experts has been assembled by the opposition National Democratic Congress to lead the efforts of the party in the fight and offer support to the efforts of government’s team of experts.

“I have made a firm commitment to support the authorities in whatever way possible, and whenever called upon, to combat this pandemic. Over the last week, I have forcefully, thanks to my Communications Team, led a public education drive that is promoting effectively the introduction, education and practice of the recommended WHO protocols aimed at helping stop the spread of the COVID-19.”

“I have also already announced that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is committed to assisting government in this fight by availing all technical and logistical resources at our disposal. As evidence of our seriousness in that respect, we have assembled a technical team
to guide our efforts and to lead the NDC’s response to the evolving situation.”

“The team is an assembly of experts from the many fields that will be required to implement a national action plan on COVID-19.”

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2020

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