Papa Owusu-Ankomah recovers from COVID-19… commends govt for its immense support
Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, Papa Owusu Ankomah has commended well wishers who through their prayers saw his speedy recovery from the deadly novel Coronavirus after contracting it last month.
According to him, during the difficult time on the sick bed, those individuals including the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, family and the commission did incredibly well to support him in all aspect and thanked them for their assistance.
“Words cannot express the depth of our gratitude and I am fortunate to know that I have the concern of each and every one of you, I also thank Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey who managed the commission in his absence,” he said.
A statement which was issued yesterday by the commissioner stated that Papa Owusu-Ankomah was inspired by the diligence, abilities, selflessness, sensibility and devotion of the health workers who championed the course of his recovery.
He bemoaned that the virus has a devastating effect on the world’s economy and the lives of persons across the globe and expressed optimism that the world shall overcome it.
“I remain optimistic and I strongly believe that the U.K and Ghana, and the rest of the world will overcome this virus,” Papa Owusu-Ankomah added.
He tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, April 10, 2020 and was sent to the Intensive Care Unit of the Royal Free Hospital in London for immediate treatment.
The High Commission in an earlier statement indicated that the Commissioner was responding well to treatment and called for prayers for his full recovery.
He entreated Ghanaians in UK to strictly adhere to the safety precautionary measure laid down by the authorities to mitigate the spread of the virus.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE