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Annual Kwahu Easter Festival cancelled over coronavirus outbreak

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The Annual Kwahu Easter Festival and all activities associated with it have been officially canceled, the Kwahu Traditional Council has announced.

The announcement, according to the Council in a Press Release signed by Registrar, Samuel Tuffour, follows President Akufo-Addo’s directive on the current COVID-19 outbreak.

President Akufo-Addo in a televised address Sunday, March 15, ordered the shutdown of all schools and universities indefinably as government moves to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

“All public gatherings including conferences, workshops, funerals, festivals, political rallies, sporting events and religious programmes such as services in churches and mosques have also been suspended for four weeks.”

Ghana recorded four more cases of the deadly coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to six.

The Kwahu Traditional Council’s statement on Monday, March 16, also said one week, forty days observations and funerals have been put on hold.

Below is the Statement.

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