The Ghana Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has condemned the destruction of Nigerian High Commission to Ghana Building.
The PUNCH confirmed to CMM earlier that some undisclosed gun men attacked the building in Accra, the capital city on Friday, destroying some apartments under construction.
The building was constructed to accommodate staff and visitors to the High Commission.
The Ghana ministry of foreign affairs promised to prosecute the criminals involved, noting that the act was against the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations.
The statement released by the ministry of foreign affairs said;
“It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration that unidentified individuals had allegedly breached the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra and demolished its property under construction around 10.30am, on Friday June 19, 2020.
“Accordingly, investigations are ongoing to unravel the facts of the matter and bring the perpetrators to book. Meanwhile, the government of Ghana has beefed up security at the said facility and the situation is under control.”
The Ghana government assures Nigeria of peace and that the country remains law abiding.