Nigerian govt mourns Ghana High Commissioner, Rashid Bawa


The Federal Government has mourned the passing of Rashid Bawa, Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria.

Bawa, who was appointed to the position in 2017 by President Nana Akufo-Addo, died after a brief illness on Thursday.

A statement issued by Francisca K. Omayuli, spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, expressed deep sadness and commiserated with the government and people of the Republic of Ghana over the demise of H.E. Rashid Bawa.

Omayuli said Bawa was a fine diplomat who contributed immensely to furthering the longstanding and strategie 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,” she said.

She prayed that his soul rests in peace and that God grants the bereaved family, the Government and people of Ghana, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss

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