Deputy Minister of Defense, Derrick Oduro has stated that the country’s borders remain closed to all and will only be opened under diplomatic conditions.
According to him, nobody will be allowed to enter the country until the borders are opened. He called on persons who wish to return to resort to the embassy.
In an interview on Happy FM, the minister said, “If you have any good reason to come to Ghana, you have to apply just like everyone through diplomatic channels. If you want to come to Ghana, go to the embassy we will open up the border for you.”
He warned Ghanaians who desperately seek to return not to use dubious means.
“Until we open the border, nobody can enter and that is why the soldiers have been deployed. If you want to enter the country through bad means, then don’t come. We have given them orders not to allow anyone to cross in or out of our borders.”
He further rubbished reports that some security personnel at the borders check one’s voter’s ID before granting a pass through.
“We have not deployed anyone to check voters ID. If we need them to do that, the orders will come. But at the moment, the security personnel dispatched to the border towns are meant to secure them,” he stated.