Police on high alert for persons trying to sneak through border post at Afadzato South

BY WWW.GHANAWEB.COM - Mar 26, 2020 at 5:05pm 100

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Correspondence from Volta Region

Security personnel in the Afadzato South district of the Volta Region are on high alert as some persons are suspected of trying to enter the country from Togo through the unofficial Togo-Ghana border crossing in the district.

According to the public relations officer of the district assembly who spoke to GhanaWeb Volta regional correspondent, the police officers are always at the border post to ensure that no one crosses into the country either through the normal route or illegal routes created in the bushes.

This, according to the PRO of the assembly is to ensure that the border closure directives given by the President of the Republic is adhered to strictly in order to curb or prevent the spread of the deadly covid-19 pandemic which has since claimed the lives of four persons and infected more than 90 persons who are all in quarantine in the country.

Speaking on the district's preparedness for the coronavirus, the PRO said all health centers in the district are well positioned to deal with any case of the coronavirus in the district. However he failed to come clear on whether there is an isolation room in any of the health facilities for the purpose of quarantine or not.

All calls made to the DCE and the director of health in the district for comments on the security situation at the border and the preparedness of the health facilities in the district respectively yielded no results.