Some residents at Kasoa in the Awutu-Senya East Municipal have been dealt with by officers of the Ghana Army for defying the partial lockdown directive in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus disease to the country.
They were disciplined for walking aimlessly in the streets of Kasoa. Some residents were unable to tell which category they operate under the services exempted from the restrictions as announced by President Akufo-Addo.
Well, Gospel musician Sonnie Badu is not too happy with some of the punishments meted to the citizens. Consequently, he took to Instagram to share his candid opinion about the unfortunate development.
He posted on Instagram that:
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I really want to urge the military and the police in Africa to exercise wisdom and patience. Let’s understand that this virus has taken everyone by storm so that means it’s not going to be an overnight change. Let’s not use this to bully and toss human beings around, but help them understand the seriousness of this matter … Also remember, there are mobile phones around that could make you trend in a bad way … And oh, pls practice social distancing amongst each other because you are not above the law and clearly this virus is not a respecter of uniform … question, what if that man you are holding has it?