President and Board Chairman of the Ghana Rugby Football Union, Herbert Mensah has said his outfit has carried over 400 COVID-19 tests on its players and officials.
According to him, this is to ensure “everybody in the sport is free from the virus and strong enough to partake in training and other activities of the association.
He stated that, out of the 400 tests, about fifteen came positive but have recovered after weeks of isolating.
The ace sports administrator added that now businesses are not investing in sports anymore due to the hardship brought to them by the pandemic but the Ghana Rugby has ensured to keep constant relations with sponsors.
Addressing issues in relation to the arrival of the Covid-19 vaccine, Herbert Mensah heralded the Ghanaian government for acquiring vaccines for the country since the movement of the right direction is certainly the question of vaccinations.”
The former Asante Kotoko Chairman indicated that the numerous conspiracy theories surrounding the vaccine are all made-up to scare people.
“It is a global world; it is not a world that we sit down with our conspiracy theories that we aren’t going to take a jab. We are all in a global world.”
“I say it to all my friends it is only a matter of time some countries will turn around and say without the vaccine you cannot get on the plane, without the vaccine you can’t attend the theatre, the restaurant among others,” he predicted in a video while addressing issues of COVID vaccination.
The Ghanaian businessman however lauded the Akufo-Addo led government for acquiring the vaccines and making sure that the majority of the citizens are all vaccinated.
“We are blessed to have such a leader,” he noted – adding that “I understand from experts that the vaccine is safe and good.”