“I’m hale and hearty”- President, as he debunks his ill-health rumour on social media


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Accra, Oct. 22, GNA –
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday denied social media rumours that
he had been rushed over the weekend to the 37th Military Hospital for emergency
treatment after a critical ailment.

He said his presence
at the health facility had nothing to do with those speculations, but that he
had gone there to visit his brother-in-law who had been hospitalized pending a
hip s

Accra, Oct. 22, GNA –
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday denied social media rumours that
he had been rushed over the weekend to the 37th Military Hospital for emergency
treatment after a critical ailment.

He said his presence
at the health facility had nothing to do with those speculations, but that he
had gone there to visit his brother-in-law who had been hospitalized pending a
hip surgery.

Speaking at the launch
of the Cyber Security Awareness Month at the Kofi Annan International
Peacekeeping and Training Centre at Teshie near Accra, the President said,
“Many of you would be surprised to see me here.”

“As you see me here
standing hale and hearty, it appears the hospitals, even the military hospitals
are a toxic areas for the Commander-in-Chief.

“My brief visit to the
37th Military Hospital yesterday to visit my brother-in-law Captain Powis
Spencer, who was there for a hip operation, is being translated into my
collapse on the social media in preparation for my evacuation abroad,” the
President said.

Those speculations
about the President ill-health and his subsequent admission at the Military
Hospital took centre-stage on the social media space at the weekend, sparking
unease among citizens, many of whom, have been seeking clarification on the
matter.

President Akufo-Addo
said thus: “All I can say is that… those whose political fortunes depend on my
ill health and degeneration, all I can say is that we are all in the hands of
the Almighty…Amen,” receiving a thunderous applauds from the gathering.

GNA


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