Manchester attack: Akufo-Addo describes attack as cowardice

Manchester attack: Akufo-Addo describes attack as cowardice

- President Nana Akufo-Addo has described the act by the terrorist as evil

- He condemned the attack and expressed solidarity with the UK

- The suspect has been identified as Salman Abedi

President Akufo-Addo has berated the terror attacks that killed 22 people and injured 59 others in the city of Manchester, U.K on Monday.

Ghana's President joined other world leaders to send messages of condolences to the Queen and people of England.

Manchester attack: Akufo-Addo describes attack as cowardice

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo condemns terror attack on Manchester City

The President in a series of tweets today on micro-blogging site, Twitter labelled the attacks as “despicable and cowardly”.

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Shocked and saddened by yesterday's terror attack in Manchester, resulting in the deaths of 22 people and injuries to 59. I condemn these despicable and cowardly acts, and extend my deepest condolences to the affected families,” the President tweeted.

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Salman Abedi, 23, has been identified as the man who detonated an improvised explosive device at about 10:30 p.m. local time Monday, killing more than 20 people, some of them children, and injuring dozens more. At least 12 children under the age of 16 were injured, emergency responders said. An 8-year-old girl was among the dead.British Authorities have called this the deadliest in the country since the London bombings that took place in 2005.

Meanwhile, Islamic terror group, ISIS have claimed responsibility for the attacks as part of Jihad war against what it calls “infidels” of the religion.

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