Markets in Kumasi to be locked-down on Friday for fumigation

The Ashanti region disinfection exercise will begins on Friday 27th March 2020.
According to the Ashanti regional Coordinating Council, the mass spraying exercise of the markets will be conducted in all the 43 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the region on the said date.

The exercise forms part of the nationwide disinfection programme by the Local Government and Rural Development as part of government effort to curb the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak in the country.

Addressing in statement, the regional Minister Hon. Simmon Osei Mensah appealed to all traders to cooperate and abide by the ban on activities on Friday for the exercise.

He remarked that, the chemicals that will be used for the spraying is not harmful therefore traders should not fear of any negative effects.

Read the full statement.