Ghanaian Govt. Responds To Demolition Of Nigerian Embassy.

Ghanaian government has finally responded to the alleged demolition of the Staff quarters of the Nigeria High Commission by a businessman.

According to media reports, the Vice-President of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, NIDO-Ghana, Mr Kingsley Attoe revealed that he has contacted the Nigeria Federal Government to take urgent steps to address the situation.

He noted that no arrest had so far been made on the attack.

Following the reports, the Ghanaian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in a statement said unidentified individuals allegedly breached the premises of the Nigeria High Commission and demolished the property under construction at about 10.30 p.m. on Saturday.

Read the statement by the Ghanaian Ministry of Foreign Affairs below;

“The Ministry views with concern this development which is a breach of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (VCDR, 1961).

“Investigations are ongoing to unravel the facts of the matter and bring the perpetrators to book.

“Meanwhile Ghanaian government has beefed-up security at the said facility and the situation is under control.

“Whilst expressing regrets over the incident the Ministry wishes to reassure the Diplomatic community in Ghana and the Nigerian High Commission in particular that Ghana remains law-abiding country.

“Ghana upholds the principle of the rule of law, where due process is followed at all times.

“The government will therefore, not relent on its primary obligation to guarantee the safety of members of Diplomatic Corps in Ghana,”

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