Sixty-six (76) Ghanaians have successfully been transferred from the unrest-ridden Sudan to Ethiopia.
Officials from the Ghana Embassy in Ethiopia provided support to make this feasible.
Seventy-four (74) of them will be flown to Accra on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on April 30.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration wishes to inform the public that 76 Ghanaian nationals have successfully crossed the Sudan-Ethiopia border and are currently in Addis Abeba with the help of representatives of the Ghana Embassy in Ethiopia.” Seventy-four (74) of them will be flown to Accra on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, according to plans in place.
In addition, two (2) additional footballers are undergoing immigration procedures, while one (1) footballer and two (2) engineers received assistance from the Ghana Embassy in Egypt to cross the Wadi Haifa border crossing in northern Sudan, according to the Ministry.
The Ministry pledged to evacuate all willing Ghanaians living in Sudan.
The Ministry also said in its statement that it was “determined to evacuate all willing Ghanaian nationals in Sudan to neighboring countries such as Ethiopia and Egypt for safety.”