Accra, March 26, GNA – The Stop Coronavirus Ghana, a
private-sector led coalition that seeks to support national efforts at
combating the coronavirus, has launched the “StopCovid19 Ghana Video Challenge”,
with a call on all celebrities to join in the effort to drive awareness on
The challenge, which forms part of activities of the “Stop
Coronavirus Ghana Campaign”, is expected to help increase awareness creation in
the fight against the spread of the virus in Ghana.
A release signed by Mr Stephen Gyasi-Kwaw, Coordinator of the
Campaign, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the goal of the Challenge
was to highlight awareness on good hygiene and social distancing measures, recommended
by the technical and health authorities.
It appealed to celebrities, digital influencers, corporate
organisations, diplomats, political and religious leaders, as well as the
public to join in the challenge to help push efforts at fighting the spread of
The release said people could participate in the Challenge by
and follow the instructions or guidelines.
However, it said, among other things, a participate in the challenge
would have to record a two-minute video of oneself highlighting at least two
good hygiene or social distancing measures one was engaging in; and tell how
and why the one was being protected from COVID-19.
“We encourage you to record your video in English or a local
Ghanaian language you are comfortable with, keep it natural, simple and clear,
but get creative”.
The Stop Coronavirus Ghana Campaign team would review video
submissions for reposting on our various channels, the release said.
“Together we can combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ghana. Act
now to save lives,” it added.