President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has advised drivers and road users to exercise caution as they enjoy themselves this festive season.
The President advised that drivers wear their seat belt at all times when driver and to also make sure they do not drive under the influence of alcohol.
The President sent out this message to Ghanaians while sending his Christmas message on Friday 24th December 2021.
He mentioned that science shows that getting vaccinated is the most effective way to defeat the covid-19 virus.
In his words he said; “The science tells us getting vaccinated is the most effective way to defeat the virus and go back to our normal way of life , reopen fully our economy and return our nation on the path of progress and prosperity. Government has succeeded in securing considerable quantities of vaccines to the country , number nearly 23million doses so far.
“So I entreat all those who have not been vaccinated to do so . Our responsibility to one another requires that we will be vaccinated. Let us all celebrate the seasons safely and responsibly and this Christmas will be celebrated without any road accident.
“Drivers must minimize their speed , take due precaution for other road users , drive without the influence of alcohol and wear their seat belt , as must all passengers. Please, in the name of Christian charity remember to help those who are less fortunate in this festive season.”