The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo is set to embark on a journey outside the country amid the closure of borders in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

This announcement was relayed by the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, in an interview with Joy FM. According to the minister, the Commander In Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces is stepping out of the country to help mediate peace talks with the people and government of Mali despite the closure of the nation’s borders.

He will not be going alone as he is set to accompany other West African presidents including presidents of Niger, Ivory Coast and Senegal.

“The president will be leaving on Thursday for Mali. He has been requested by the African Union to go mediate peace talks in Mali. He has been sent to go AND resolve some of the polItical tensions in that country together with other west African presidents,” Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said.

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