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COVID-19: Stranded Ghanaians Abroad Will Be Assisted – …

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it is committed to care for Ghanaians abroad who are stranded due coronavirus epidemic.

He said the nation is ready to assist those who are stranded, so that they could reintegrate and make a living.

He disclosed that all diplomats across the world have being asked to put together a data of Ghanaians who are stranded.

A deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Charles Owiredu disclosed that, whatever decision that government will arrive at will be influenced by the available information on the spread of the COVID-19.

“We’ve received some requests and calls from some Ghanaians in the UK, US and in other countries [for evacuations to be done]. Like I said, based on the earlier discussions the President had with the ambassadors, they are supposed to furnish us with data of stuck Ghanaians who find themselves in such situations. [Whatever decision will be taken], we’ll be led by the science,” he said.

Several Ghanaians are all stuck in various countries and have urged government to open up the borders.

President Akufo-Addo has extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by another month following the increase in the number of confirmed cases of the global pandemic, the Coronavirus.

By: Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ / / Ghana / 2020

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