The Nigerian government has said it will engage with the Ghanaian government over the recent attacks on her diplomatic buildings in Accra, Ghana.
We are engaging the Ghanaian Government and demand urgent action to find the perpetrators and provide adequate protection for Nigerians and their property in Ghana. #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19 @NigeriaGov @DigiCommsNG @GhanaMFA
— Geoffrey Onyeama (@GeoffreyOnyeama) June 21, 2020
According to the Nigerian Minister for foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, two criminal attacks were made on the residential building within Nigeria’s diplomatic premises.
In one of the attacks, a bulldozer was used by unknown persons to demolish the building within the premises.
In an early Sunday tweet on his official handle, Geoffrey Onyeama condemned both attacks and stated that efforts are in top gear to find the perpetrators.
“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 the Ghanaian Government and demand urgent action to find the perpetrators and provide adequate protection for Nigerians and their property in Ghana,” the minister said in the tweet.
There have also been recent reports about attacks on Nigerians in the diaspora, including a media report in May where a Ghanaian landlord shot his Nigerian tenant dead, for refusing to vacate the building.
All these, according to Onyeama, form the basis for the engagement with the Ghanaian government.