No: MFA/PR/2019/17


NIGERIA COMMISERATES WITH GHANA ON ROAD MISHAP

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria commiserates with the Government and People of Ghana over the loss of more than fifty lives resulting from the head-0n-collission involving two public transport buses in the early hours of Friday, March 22, 2019.

The accident which led to the injury of several others, occurred on the Kintampo Techiman Road, Bono East Region, Ghana at 02:00 GMT.

The Minister commended the emergency services for their efforts in rescuing passengers trapped in the two vehicles. He offered Nigeria’s fervent prayers for the quick recovery of those injured, condoled those that lost loved ones and convened solidarity in their time of grief.

 

Signed

George Ehidiamen Edokpa,

Spokesperson,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja

Friday, 22nd March, 2019.