Ghana Police Investigates Demolishing at Nigerian High Commission

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The Ghana Police Service has commenced Investigations into a demolishing that occured at the Nigerian High Commission on Friday, 19th June, 2020.

The incidence according to reports was undertaken by a businesses man who claimed ownership to the land occupying the Embassy’s Staff Quarters in Accra.

According to the police, pliminary investigation reveal that the structure was unoccupied at the time of the demolishing incidence around 19:30pm on Friday. It also corroborated eyewitness account that the structure was “within a walled Premise of the quarters of some staff of the Nigerian High Commission, behind the residence of the Ambassador, where regular police guard is provided.”

In a statement released by the police, it also stated that armed guard has been deployed to the incidence scene while investigations continue. 

The police service also called for calm from residents of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra and Nigerian Nationals at large. 

The statement which was signed by Director of Public Affair of the Ghana Police, Superintendent Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Backman, further admonished persons who have related information regarding the demolishing incidence to either channel it to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration or call the Police Investigation Team on 0244708705.

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