Nigeria mourns Ghana’s envoy

The Federal Government expressed its condolences on the passing of Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa.

Bawa died in Abuja on Thursday and has since been buried in his home country by the Islamic rites.

In a condolence letter sent yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs described Bawa as a tremendous diplomat whose dedication to building good relations between both nations will always be remembered.

The statement reads: “The Federal Government of Nigeria, with a deep sense of sadness extends its condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Ghana over the demise of H.E. Rashid Bawa, Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria on Thursday, 14th March, 2024 in Abuja after a brief illness.

“The late High Commissioner was a fine Diplomat who contributed immensely to furthering the longstanding and strategic relations between Nigeria and Ghana.

“His diplomatic prowess and genuine commitment to promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between the two sister countries, throughout his tenure as Ghana’s principal representative in Nigeria, will forever be appreciated. He will be greatly missed.

“May his soul rest in peace and may God grant the bereaved family, the Government, and the good people of Ghana the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”



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