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FG Condemns Attack on Nigerian Mission in Ghana

The federal government has condemned the two attacks on its residential buildings in Accra, Ghana, demanding urgent action from the authorities.

 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known via his verified twitter handle: @GeoffreyOnyeama on Sunday.

 He said that the federal government was already engaging with the Ghanaian authorities to urgently bring the perpetrators to book and protect the lives of Nigerians in Ghana.

 It was gathered that the attack on Nigerian High Commission’s quarters in Accra happened in the early hours of June 20.

 “We strongly condemn two outrageous criminal attacks in Accra, Ghana, on a residential building in our diplomatic premises by unknown persons in which a bulldozer was used to demolish the building.

 “We are engaging with the Ghanaian government and we demand urgent action to find the perpetuators and provide adequate protection for Nigerians and their properties in Ghana,” he twitted.

 Meanwhile, in another development, the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York, on behalf of the Nigerian Missions in the United States of America (USA), earlier announced that the second evacuation flight for Nigerians stranded in the United States of America (USA), as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will depart on Friday July 3, 2020 for Lagos.

 A statement signed by Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, said the Ethiopian Airlines Flight No. ET509 will depart the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey at 21.15 hrs and arrive Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos by 10.35 hrs on Saturday, July 4, 2020.

 He therefore, called on all prospective evacuees who are registered with any of the three Nigerian Missions in the USA to proceed to purchase their one way tickets through

 The economy class tickets, according to him, will cost USD 1,250.00 while Business class for adults/children is USD 2,800.00, including all taxes, with the usual percentage reduction for infants under two years.

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