- The government has been urged to find and evacuate Ghanaians in Afghanistan
- Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has advised this be treated as an emergency
- The fall of Afghanistan follows its takeoff by the Taliban
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A member of Parliament's foreign affairs committee, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has called for an immediate search and rescue effort for Ghanaians in Afghanistan.
Since the fall of the Middle-Eastern country to the Taliban, countries around the world are scrambling to evacuate their citizens. But same has not been saying of Ghana.
Speaking on Joy News, the MP for North Tongu reiterates the need for urgent attention to the matter at hand.
"The first thing we need to do is to carry out the search and identify the mission to see if the organizations these Ghanaians work for are taking care of them and planned to evaluate them," he stated.
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Illegal entry to Ghana
The Ghana Immigration Service has arrested 16 immigrants who entered Ghana through unapproved routes.
These migrants are from Mali, Guinea, Gambia, and Sierra Leone and got busted at the Kucheni Temporal Checkpoint near Jirapa in the Upper West Region.
According to the Immigration service, these migrants were onboard a Yutong bus with registration number GC 5114 – Z en route to Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital.
“Our preliminary investigations revealed that they entered into Ghana through unapproved routes. The purpose of their visit include business, family visits as well as medical care”, Public Relations Officer of the GIS in the Upper West Region, Ibn Yussif Duranah Abdul-Mumin Seidu stated.