Ghana President calls Buhari, apologises over demolition of Nigerian mission

Yusuf Bello| President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana on Tuesday called President Muhammadu Buhari Over the demolition of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra.

In the telephone conversation, Akufo-Addo expressed his sincere apology over the unfortunate incident that has sparked reactions from the Nigerian government.

According to a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the Ghana leader assured President Buhari that he has directed a full investigation into the matter, assuring that justice will be served.

Meanwhile, some suspects linked to the demolition have been arrested and will be arraigned in court.

Ghanaian businessman who claimed ownership of the land housing the Nigerian mission reportedly moved with security personnel to demolish some portion of the staff quarters last Friday, a development that has been condemned by the federal goverment.

Earlier on Tuesday the Nigerian government summoned the Ghanaian envoy to the country to register her displeasure.

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