Ghanaian President Apologises over Demolition of Nigerian Embassy

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President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has apologized on behalf of his countrymen, over the demolition of structures within Nigeria’s embassy.

On the night of June 19, 2020, a bulldozer invaded the Diplomatic Premises of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Accra, Ghana, and demolished buildings. In a strong warning, the House of Representatives said that Ghana must face the consequences of its actions and inactions.

In a statement seen by Today’s Echo’s correspondent, the presidency said the Ghanaian president on Tuesday, spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressing his sincere apology for demolition of a building on the premises of Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana.

“In a telephone call, the Ghanaian leader told President Buhari that he has directed full investigation into the incident.

“Earlier in the day, it further emerged that some suspects had been arrested, and will be arraigned in court,” the presidency said.

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