Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Papa Owusu Ankomah is in stable condition after contracting the novel coronavirus. This is captured in a statement issued by Ghana High Commiscion in London.
“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’s in a stable condition”, the statement noted. “Meanwhile we take this opportunity to entreat all to be restrained in their utterances and avoid uninformed speculations about the health status of the High Commissioner”, the Commission warned. The statement further urged the general public to remember Mr. Owusu Ankomah in prayers.
Papa Owusu Ankomah was reportedly infected with the COVID-19 on Friday, 15th April 2020. Initial reports suggested that, he was admitted at the intensive care at an unknown hospital . Papa Owusu Ankomah, 61 was appointed Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland in June 2017 and has served in that capacity since then. Well wishes for the Commissioner!
After it was reported that he had contracted the novel coronavirus, some diplomats took to their social media pages to send out well wishes to the High Commissioner. The British High Commissioner and Director of COVID-19 Affairs at UK Foreign Office, Jon Benjamin was one of the many who wished him well in a speedy and complete recovery.
Former Chairman, of the New Patriotic Party, Peter Mac Manu, also took to Twitter to extend his support to the former Minister of State and Attorney General. See the image below!