Sarkodie, Keche, Yvonne Nelson, others fume over Tema General Hospital power outage

Several Ghanaian celebrities have expressed shock and disappointment after a video surfaced showing babies in incubators struggling during a power outage at Tema General Hospital.

The nurse who filmed the incident detailed how the power cut put the lives of the babies at risk.

Although the hospital stated that no lives were lost due to the power outage, celebrities like rapper Sarkodie and actress Yvonne Nelson are calling for better leadership and accountability.

Sarkodie's post on Tema General Hospital
Sarkodie’s post on Tema General Hospital

Sarkodie highlighted the issue of misplaced priorities, while Yvonne Nelson criticized the country’s leaders for their lack of action.

Musician Keche also raised concerns about the hospital’s lack of a functioning generator, emphasizing the risks it poses not only to the babies but also to other patients receiving medical treatment.

Media personality Bridget Otoo expressed her sympathy for the babies and hoped for their safety, while former Asante Kotoko Coach Isaac Opeele Boateng shed tears watching the video and criticized the authorities for their negligence.

The incident has sparked a wave of reactions on social media, with many questioning the hospital’s preparedness and the government’s response to ensure the safety of patients in healthcare facilities.