DSG meeting AM Plenary General DebateHis His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President, Republic of Ghana

Following the tragic accident on the Cape Coast-Takoradi highway on Tuesday January 14,2020 which killed 34 people, President Akufo Addo has sent a word of condolence to their families.

‘My sympathies and condolences go to all the families and loved ones of the deceased in the horrific accident on the Cape Coast-Takoradi Highway, which occurred earlier today. May their souls Rest in peace. I also wish the injured, a speedy recovery.

The accident occurred at about 12:15am on the Cape Coast-Takoradi Highway when two Yutong buses had an head-on collision.

An eye witness explained that a Red Yutong bus with registration number GR 5704-28 travelling from Accra to Takoradi tried to overtake a white Yutong Hyundai bus with the registration number GN 3780-10 and ended up running it.