Seventy-six (76) Ghanaian nationals have successfully been moved to Ethiopia as part of plans to evacuate Ghanaians in Sudqn following the ongoing crisis.
The exercise was carried out with the assistance of officials of the Ghana Embassy in Ethiopia.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in a statement on April 30, noted that 74 of the people would be flown to Ghana tomorrow, Tuesday, May 2, 2023.
“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 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.