Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the Presidency, has urged the public to dismiss information circulating on various social media platforms purporting that President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been rushed to the hospital, ABC News can report.
The President, Eugene Arhin clarified is currently out of the jurisdiction, attending an ECOWAS Extraordinary Session in Niamey, Niger.
The video, which is being propagated along with false captions, according to the Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, is a creation of some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress.
In the video, which is about 30 seconds long, 6 cars are driven into the Nyaho Medical Center premises at a casual pace. All persons who came out of the cars, and were captured in the video, did so with no urgency suggesting there was no case of emergency.
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President Akufo-Addo, according to the Eugene Arhin, went to the Nyaho Medical Center to visit an NPP stalwart, Tommy Amematekpor, who is on admission there.
In a Facebook post sighted by ABC News, Eugene Arhin wrote, “The video making rounds on some social media platforms, and, unsurprisingly, some of our friends from the opposition, are claiming, with glee, that the President was rushed to the Nyaho Clinic. For the avoidance of doubt, no such thing happened.
“The President on Wednesday, 6th November, after commissioning the Ga-East District Hospital, in Kwabenya, en route to Jubilee House, went to the Nyaho Clinic to visit Mr. Tommy Amematekpor, a stalwart of the NPP, who is on admission at the Clinic.
“The President, at the moment, is in Niamey, Niger, attending the ECOWAS Extraordinary Session on Guinea Bissau” he concluded.