President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has sent an emotional message, to the family of the African American man (George Floyd) who died in Minneapolis USA last week, after a police officer brutally murdered him.

The death of George Floyd have cause massive uproar and protests across several States in the United States of America. Several public figures including, politicians, religious leaders and celebrities across the world have expressed their disgust about how George Floyd passed away.

In a video recorded by a bystander during his brutality, George Floyd was seen being attacked by 4 police officers. He was unarmed and posed no threat but the police men decided to take extreme measures. George Floyd complained about his inability to breath and showed signs of distress but the police officers paid no attention.

George Floyd was brutally murdered by the police officers. People around the globe have raised their voices in solidarity to seek justice for the death of George Floyd.

The president of Ghana, Nana Akuffo-Addo

in a heartfelt message to the bereaved family had this to say;

”Black People, the world over, are shocked and distraught by the killing of an unarmed man, George Floyd, by a white police officer in the United States of America. It carried with it an all too painful familiarity, and an ugly reminder. It cannot be right that, in the 21st century, the united states, this great bastion of democracy , continues to grapple with the problem of systematic racism.

On behalf of the people of Ghana,i express my deep condolences to the family and the loved ones of the late George Floyd.

We stand with our kith and kin in America in these difficult times, and we hope that the unfortunate, tragic death of George Floyd will inspire a lasting change in how America confronts head on the problems of hate and racism”.

Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo

President Of Ghana


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