President Akufo Addo Devastated Over Atomic Junction Gas Explosion

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said he is devastated hearing news of the gas explosion at Atomic Junction in Accra.

“The news of last night’s gas explosion at Atomic Junction, resulting in the loss of lives and injuries to several others, has left me devastated,” he said on Twitter.

The news of last night’s gas explosion at Atomic Junc, resulting in the loss of 4 lives & injuries to several others, has left me devastated

— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) October 8, 2017

About six people perished following the gas explosion that occurred on Saturday with others sustained various degrees of injury.

The President who lamented over the issue took to his Twitter handle, to express condolences to the bereaved families as well as those injured.

“My deepest condolences to the families of the bereaved, and I wish the injured speedy recovery,” he added.

My deepest condolences to the families of the bereaved, and I wish the injured speedy recovery.

— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) October 8, 2017

I have dispatched the Vice President to the scene of the tragedy this morning.

— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) October 8, 2017

The gas filling station at Atomic Junction in Accra exploded on Saturday.

Residents were thrown into a state of pandemonium following the piercing sound of the explosion as well as the giant scary fireball that was formed in the sky.

Students of the University of Ghana and PRESEC fled for their lives.

Personnel from the Fire Service battled to put off the fire, but it was completely doused on Sunday morning.

Nana Akufo-Addo also assured of putting in place the necessary measures to prevent such occurrences.

“Government is resolved, now more than ever, to ensure such an incident does not occur again.”

Government is resolved, now more than ever, to ensure such an incident does not occur again.

— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) October 8, 2017


By: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey/citifmonline.com/Ghana
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