Ghana to get 245 deportees from Kuwait in spite of fringe closure. Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, Minister for Information. The Government of Ghana says it will permit the Government of Kuwait to get 245 Ghanaians unlawfully remaining in that nation.
This is regardless of the conclusion of the nation’s outskirts. As a feature of measures to stop the further importation of COVID-19 into Ghana, President Nana Akufo-Addo coordinated for the conclusion of the nation’s outskirts impact March 22, 2020.
The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who made the declaration at an extraordinary press preparation on Friday, May 22, 2020 said the legislature is giving the unique license dependent on a solicitation by the Kuwaiti Government.
He said the 245 deportees are relied upon to show up in the nation on Saturday, May 23, 2020.
The Information Minister said the Government of Kuwait will bear the expense for the returnees who will show up on Chartered flight.
“The Government of Kuwait has educated the Government regarding Ghana of an expectation to oust around 245 Ghanaians who are presently in Kuwait wrongfully. The Government of Kuwait has additionally mentioned authorization from the Government of Ghana to carry these people into the Ghanaian locale on Saturday 23rd May 2020. The Government of Ghana has consequently conceded an uncommon grant for the affirmation of the said deportees to Ghana. This extradition is to be executed by means of an uncommon contract flight course of action at the expense of the Kuwaiti Government,” the Minister said.
Deportees to be isolated, tried .According to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, each of the 245 people will be obligatorily isolated and tried for COVID-19 upon appearance in the country.He said the legislature of Ghana will deal with the expense of isolate of the deportees and furthermore the treatment of the individuals who may test constructive for COVID-19.The Minister noticed that the National Security, Military, Immigration Service, and Police will guarantee that the obligatory isolate is sufficiently enforced.”The deportees will be compulsorily isolated and tried for COVID-19 promptly upon appearance into Ghana. Deportees who test negative will stay in isolate for a second test toward the finish of the 14-day isolate period… The deportees will by and large be gotten and taken care of line with the movement guidelines for all deportees… They will be in the guardianship of the State for a fundamental examination for the conditions of their unlawful remain in Kuwait. It endless supply of this examination that a made to order assurance will be made on the status and further treatment of every deportee as per Ghana’s laws,” Kojo Oppong Nkrumah added.He further demonstrated that the administration will guarantee that the additions from the COVID-19 battle are not dissolved by the development.The Minister said the expense of isolate and treatment will be borne by the Government of Ghana.