April 22, 2024

Nana Akufo-Addo has sent an emotional message to the people of Turkey and Syria where over 2,000 people have died from a massive earthquake The magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit Turkey at the dawn of Monday, January 6, 2023, and trapped Black Stars winger Christian Atsu under rubble although rescue efforts have proven futile so far The president posted on Facebook on Monday that he was hopeful that Atsu would be found safe and sound. President Nana Akufo-Addo has posted an emotional message on social media following the devastation and chaos caused by a massive earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria at dawn on Monday, February 6, 2023.

So far the earthquakes in the two countries have killed at least 1,200 people in Turkey, with another close to 800 confirmed fatalities in Syria, putting that toll at over 2000 deaths. In a post on Facebook, the president said “on behalf of the Government and people of Ghana, I extend heartfelt condolences to the Governments and peoples of Turkey and Syria on the devastation and the tragic loss of lives occasioned by Monday’s earthquake. May their souls rest in perfect peace.”

L-R: Christian Atsu and Nana Akufo-Addo.

Source: Facebook/@nakufoaddo. Source: Facebook Earlier, former president John Mahama also expresses his heartfelt condolences with Turkey and Syria and urged Ghanaians to pray for the Black Stars player. “Let’s continue to pray for our brother Christian Atsu and his club director. The city of Hayat is in the region affected by the earthquake. Let’s continue to pray that God spares their lives.” he posted on Facebook. Christian Atsu trapped under rubble.

 

Source: yennews.com

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