In the midst of the security crisis which has escalated in Sudan, about seventy-six (76) Ghanaians have been able to leave the warring country.
The Ghanaian nationals, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, have been able to cross the Sudan-Ethiopia border to safety.
The Ministry further added that the crossing was made possible through the assistance of officials of the Ghana Embassy in Ethiopia.
In a statement released on Sunday, April 30, 2023, the Ministry disclosed that they are making arrangements to fly seventy-four (74) of them to Accra on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.
Parts of the statement read that “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration wishes to inform the general public that seventy-six (76) Ghanaian nationals have successfully crossed the Sudan-Ethiopia border with the assistance of officials of the Ghana Embassy in Ethiopia and are currently in Addis Ababa. Arrangements are in place to fly seventy-four (74) of them to Accra on Tuesday, 2nd May 2023”.
“Additionally, one (1) footballer and two (2) engineers have been assisted by officials of the Ghana Embassy in Egypt to cross over the Egyptian border post of Wadi Haifa, north of Sudan, while two (2) other footballers are going through immigration formalities,” the Ministry said in its statement.
The Ministry assured its commitment to evacuate all willing Ghanaians in Sudan.
“The Ministry wishes to reiterate its commitment to evacuate all willing Ghanaian nationals in Sudan to safety to neighbouring countries such as Ethiopia and Egypt,” the Ministry added in its statement.
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