Ghana rescues kidnapped Canadians


A collaboration between Canadian authorities and local police have led to the rescue of two Canadian ladies kidnapped last week in Kumasi, Ghana’s Ashanti regional capital.

According to reports, the rescue citing confirmation from the Ministry of Information.

The duo were rescued on Wednesday morning in an operation that involved national security operatives.

“Details of the operation and ongoing efforts to ensure that similar incidents are successfully resolved will be made available in a subsequent press briefing scheduled for 15:00 hours today,” the statement read in part.

“Government continues to encourage the media and commentators to be circumspect in public commentary on security matters in order not to compromise other related operations. Citizens and travellers are once again assured that Ghana remains safe,” it added.

Hauwa Mustapha