Explosives Expert Team dispatched to assess Appiatse accident – Oppong Nkrumah

Vice President Bawumia, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and Explosives Expert Team arrive at Appiatse
Vice President Bawumia, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and Explosives Expert Team arrive at Appiatse

Government has deployed a joint team of Police and Military explosion experts to the explosion site at Appiatse in the Western Region to examine the situation. 

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah
Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

A statement signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said, ”plans have been put in place to ensure that stranded community members are catered for in the coming days”.

It urged the public to remain calm and obtain regular updates from the National emergency response team .

The statement said, ”an emergency response team will provide updates from the scene at 1100 today”, January 21, 2022.

It commended the Police Service, (NADMO), Ghana Health Service, National Ambulance Service, the Municipal Authority, Health Professionals in the medical facilities within the vicinity for their assistance so far.

The statement said, ”as relief and containment efforts continue, and the situation is brought under considerable control, President Akufo–Addo will visit Appiatse to assess the effectiveness of the response effort”.

Meanwhile, Vice President Bawumia, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and Explosives Expert Team arrive at Appiate.

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