Some 83 Ghanaians who were stranded in South Korea have been airlifted to Ghana following a report on Angel 102.9FM’s Morning Show, Anɔpa Bɔfoɔ that told of their plight.
The stranded Ghanaians arrived home yesterday a commercial flight from South Korea on July 16, before boarding a government of Ghana facilitated evacuation flight in Dubai.
The returnees touched down at the Kotoka International Airport on July 17, 2020.
They consisted of businessmen and other Ghanaians who were stranded in the Asian country following the closure of the borders as a result of the COVID-19 disease.
Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) branch in South Korea, Richard Zinleri had on June 17, 2020 appealed to the President, Nana Akufo-Addo to help with the repatriation of stranded Ghanaians in North and South Korea.
The evacuees paid for their airfare.
All 83 persons have been sent to a hotel facility in Accra to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine.