The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has sent apologies to President Muhammadu Buhari over the demolition of a building in the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana.
Mr Ferdinand Nwonye, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Garba Shehu the special adviser on media and publicity to the President made this known in different statements on Tuesday in Abuja.
The ministry statement reads in part:
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, called President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, today, June 23, on the phone.
“To express his sincere regrets and apology for the demolition of a building on the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana.
“He informed President Buhari that he had directed a full investigation of the unfortunate incident.
“It further emerged earlier in the day that some suspects had been arrested and will be arraigned in court.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on this note wish to call on Nigerians home and abroad to remain calm despite the highly provocative attack on the High Commission of Nigeria in Accra, Ghana.
“And to reassure Nigerians that the Federal Government is engaging the Ghanaian Authorities at the highest level to seek redress,” it stated.
Also, Mallam Garba Shehu confrimed in another statement that the president of Ghana put a called to the president of Nigeria yesterday and sincerely apologized over the undiplomatic action by some people in the country and he promised to take necessary action about that.
It will be recalled that Naijacrawl reported on Sunday that some people in Ghana demolished a building that belongs to the Nigeria High Commission in Accra, Ghana