Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Papa Owusu-Ankomah is in “stable condition” after contracting COVID-19 on Friday April 10.
Initial reports suggested that he was admitted at the intensive care at an unknown hospital and was in critical condition.
However, according to a press statement which was released today by the Ghana High Commission in London, the Ghanaian politician who contracted the novel Coronavirus was responding well to treatment.
“We wish to inform you that indeed the High Commissioner has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 and to assure all of you that he is in a stable condition,” it stated.
The statement entreated the citizenry to avoid any speculations that would cause more havoc to the health condition of the high commissioner.
It also advised the people to guide their utterances, adding that “we urge you all to join hands with us to pray for his full recovery.”
The statement commended all those who wished Papa Owusu-Ankomah, who is 61years old well and prayed for his safety in the condition.
It also advised the citizenry to continue adhering to the preventive measures outlined by health professionals and government officials to keep safe.
Papa Owusu-Ankomah was appointed Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland in June 2017 and has served in that capacity since then.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE