The National Communication Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress NDC, Sammy Gyamfi and three others have allegedly sued the government of Ghana over the covid 19 restrictions and vaccination in the country.
The actions are directed at all state institutions with the first respondents being the Attorney General, the second respondents being the Ghana Health Services and lastly, the third respondent is the Ghana Airport Company Limited.
Therefore, the motion filed by the plaintiffs at the Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court indicated that they are seeking enforcement of the fundamental Human Rights under order 67 of CI 47.
“On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, the President of the Republic of Ghana, in an address to the nation announced travel restrictions similar to the directives issued by the 2nd and 3rd Respondents on compulsory COVID-19 vaccination constituting restrictions on the freedom of entry and exit of all unvaccinated persons who are 18 years and above”, statements of the applicant affidavit in support of the motion.
Restrictions Of Travellers Into The Country By Government
It could be recalled that a released statement emanating from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration yesterday 20th December 2021 indicated that a restriction or ban have been imposed for all travellers coming from The International countries, Israel, South Korea and Malta.
According to the statement, a temporary ban has been placed on emerging travellers for some period in the country.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, the temporary restrictions is expected to take effect on the 20th of December 2021, Monday for 14 days.
Furthermore, the Ministry discloses that any humanitarian cases or official duties or head officials in Israel country will, therefore, be granted permission into the state but apart from these excuses, permission cannot be granted.
The Ministry further explained that even with the above excuses, permission will have to be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on the exceptional cases before permission can be granted.
“Permission would have to be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in exceptional cases,” it said.
SOURCE: Adomonline News