Home / ENTERTAINMENT / Foreign Minister Refutes Claims That Train Conveying Ghanaian Students From Ukraine Was Attacked By Russians

Foreign Minister Refutes Claims That Train Conveying Ghanaian Students From Ukraine Was Attacked By Russians

Spread the love

Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has refuted claims that a train carrying some Ghanaian students was attacked by the Russians in Ukraine.

At a press briefing on Sunday afternoon, she said in “these delicate times”, such unproven allegations should not be disseminated.

 

 

 

May be an image of ‎4 people and ‎text that says '‎SAVE את בטייייש-י - TIME ROYAL ANN COLLEGE OF HEALTH Atwima Manhyla near Abuakwa, Kumasi Ashanti Region MEDICINE COUNTER ASSISTANT 6Months Duration Course ADMISSION Still progress Applicants should have WASSCE/SSCE certific above. APPLY NOW wwW racoh. 0200597274 02091 0247151874/ 0322190503 Save One Life A Time‎'‎‎

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Let us all endeavour to stay clear of sensationalism and unconfirmed reports. These only serve to heighten tensions at these times.

“We have parents, family, and friends of these Ghanaian students who are stuck in a war situation, and the least we can do is not to play politics or to be sensational with news that is not confirmed,” she said on Sunday.

See also  Ahenkan FM To Host First Edition "Senior High Schools Cooking Competition" Tomorrow, 30th October.

On Saturday, North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, made the said assertion when he appeared on various media platforms.

But the Foreign Minister has refuted this claim.

 

 

 

 

She added, “It is not right; we must stop it. This is a sensitive matter.”

On the back of this, the Foreign Affairs Minister assured that the diplomatic missions in neighbouring countries, including Prague, Moscow, and the Vatican, are working earnestly to ensure Ghanaian citizens’ safety and subsequent evacuation.

Since Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, announced his intention on Thursday to capture the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, the Ghanaian residents in the country called for immediate evacuation.

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) also joined calls to pressure government to heed these stranded students’ requests.

See also  Actress In Popular Ghanaian Series ‘Things We Do For Love’ Confirmed Dead

The Union maintained that evacuating Ghanaian students from Ukraine is the most effective response to the conflict.

Responding to these calls, Madam Botchwey divulged that over 220 Ghanaians in Ukraine have safely exited the country as of midday on Sunday, February 27.

She added that the government has instituted the necessary measures to facilitate the transportation, accommodation, feeding, medical support and flights for the evacuated citizens.

“We hope for better days as the Ministry further engages our Diplomatic Missions and Honorary Consulates to extend consular assistance to our compatriots. Therefore, we are earnestly facilitating the safe return of a lot more.”

“These numbers are bound to increase in a few days as we observe a team spirit being displayed by our people, our citizens, our students. They are reaching out to each other, setting up groups, WhatsApp chats, sharing important phone numbers of Consular officers and other personalities who could be of assistance,” she said.

See also  Ghana’s Strongest: Shaka Zulu Wins Champion Of Champions Edition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Adwenpa-Hene

I'm Adwenpa-Hene |Blogger & Broadcaster Journalist. I am the CEO and manager of this noble website. I publish on Entertainment, Sports, Politics, Lifestyle, and Technology. You can also follow Us on : YouTube Channel - My Ghana Media TV, Facebook - MyghanaMedia TV , Twitter - @MyGhanamedia2 & Instagram - My Ghana Media TV. Email Address: [email protected] Contact Us: 0200818719

Check Also

Father’s Day: Vibrators, IVF Will Soon Render Men Useless – Amos Kevin

Spread the love A youth ministry consultant and life coach, Mr. Amos Kevin-Annan  has said …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.