About 48 hours after the diplomatic building of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra was demolished by unknown persons, the Government of Ghana on Sunday said it has begun an investigation into the incident.
Ghana’s Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration ministry said it “has beefed up security at the said facility and the situation is under control.”
“Accordingly, investigations are ongoing to unravel the facts of the matter and bring the perpetrators to book.”
The Ghanaian government’s response comes after claims of an underlying diplomatic row between Nigeria and Ghana resurfaced when the Nigeria High Commission in Accra, Ghana’s capital was attacked on Friday.
Ghanaian-based JoyNews reported that the armed men stormed the Nigerian High Commissioner’ residence in Accra with bulldozers to demolish a block of apartments in the diplomatic building on Friday night.
The building which was still undergoing construction was being built to house staff…
Source: Guardian Newspaper