The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo Adoo has responded to the sad gas explosion at Apenti, Bogoso.
President Nana Akufo Addo has reacted to the gas explosion at Apenti, a suburb in Bogoso. This sad event happened on 20th January 2022. And according to the report, this gas explosion accident was caused by a Fuel Tanker Truck overtaking on the road.
From the mouth of an eyewitness from the next town, the overtaking caused the fuel tanker truck to capsize, resulting in a tremendous explosion. This happened at a gas station as well. As a result, one can imagine the type of explosion.
President Nana Akufo Addo has also reacted to the sad event as he made a post on his official Twitter account.
I have just received a briefing on the circumstances that led to an explosion in Apiate near Bogoso, in the Western Region, resulting in the loss of lives and the destruction of properties belonging to residents. It is a truly sad, unfortunate, and tragic incident, and I extend, on behalf of the Government, deep condolences to the families of the deceased, and I wish the injured a speedy recovery.
The Police, Armed Forces, and the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) are coordinating efforts to contain the situation, and I have also instructed NADMO to see to it that rapid relief is brought to residents of the town.
Government will spare no effort to ensure a rapid return to a situation of normalcy for residents of Apiate.