Mahama Ayariga among 8 MPs to go into mandatory quarantine
Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Ocquaye has directed Bawku Central MP Mahama Ayariga to stay home over the Coronavirus spread.
He is one of 10 MPs and 5 staff the clerk has written to that they stay away from work after returning abroad.
In a letter to him from the acting clerk of parliament, Cyril Nsiah urged him to keep away from the precincts of parliament until 27th March.
The letter urged him to report to the medical director in parliament for review before he resumes duty in the house.
“I am instructed by the Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Ocquaye to inform you that in view of your recent return to Ghana from a foreign trip on March 12, and in conformity with the World Health Organization protocols aimed at preventing the spread of Coronavirus, you are required to observe the minimum two week period of self-isolation in your residence,” the letter said.
Below is the full letter.