Akufo-Addo mourns victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash


President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed his condolences to the families of those who perished in a plane crash Sunday.

The flight, Ethiopian Airlines 737 passenger jet, took off from Addis Ababa to Nairobi in Kenya but crashed shortly after taking off.

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“On behalf of the Government and people of Ghana, I extend deep condolences and sympathies to the families of the deceased, and to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the Government and people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in these difficult times,” Akufo-Addo wrote.

“May the souls of the departed rest in peace,” he added.

Like all Ghanaians, I have been deeply saddened by Sunday’s news of the tragic loss of 157 lives, who perished on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, in Kenya. 1/3— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) 10 March 2019

The airline confirmed that all passengers and crew on board the flight perished. They also published the list of all Nationals on the flight.

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See the list below

Accident Bulletin no. 3
Issued on March 10, 2019 at 4:59 PM pic.twitter.com/5UOxsbl24f— Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) 10 March 2019