Russia-Ukraine War: Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania

Russia-Ukraine War: Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania
Russia-Ukraine War: Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania

The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has visited some Ghanaian students in Bucharest, Romania who have been able to escape from the conflict in Ukraine.

The North Tongu Legislature, has, in a statement said, his visit to the students in Bucharest, Romania will afford him the opportunity to closely assess the conditions of the students and to better understand from their unique perspective how our nation can be more helpful to them as he engage them directly.

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Mr. Ablakwa explained that, he does this not merely because it is a constitutional imperative of oversight imposed on parliamentarians but there is a higher obligation of our common humanity and nationhood.

Russia-Ukraine War: Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania
Russia-Ukraine War: Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania

He disclosed that, Romania now hosts the largest number of Ghanaian students — an estimated 200, expected to be evacuated to Ghana.

Ablakwa further made it known that, he assured the students that, the entire nation is with them and evacuation shall continue, not forgetting their colleagues who are still trapped in Ukraine in the midst of Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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As a way of supporting the students in Ukraine, Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa indicated that, he would make a donation into the NUGS-Ukraine welfare account.

Romania is currently hosting an estimated number of Ghanaian Students, expected to be evacuated to Ghana anytime soon.

Russia-Ukraine War: Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania
Russia-Ukraine War: Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa visits escaped Ghanaian students in Romania

“I have been greatly inspired by the amazing stories of survival and resilience as narrated by our heroic compatriots. I salute Ahmed Tijani Abubakr of our diplomatic mission in Prague for his impressive consular services which have been praised by the students.” Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said.

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The former Deputy Minister of Education has said, the Romanians have been awesome with their exceptional kindness. Ghana, as a nation owes them a debt of gratitude.

“It gave me great pleasure to host our courageous compatriots to lunch, convey messages of hope for a brighter future, and to make a modest donation into the NUGS-Ukraine welfare account.”

“I assured our much cherished compatriots that the entire nation led by government is with them in prayers and solidarity. Evacuations shall continue and we would also never forget their colleagues who remain trapped in Ukraine, particularly those in the city of Sumy.”

“Together, as one nation with a common humanity, we shall ensure the complete protection and rehabilitation of our beloved citizens.” He said.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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