The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians over the tragic deaths of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other senior military officers in Friday’s plane crash.

The President, in a statement released via his official Twitter account on Sunday, prayed that the souls of the deceased rest in peace.

He also extended his condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the tragic accident praying that God comforts them.

“I express the deep condolences of the Govt and people of Ghana, and of myself personally, to President Buhari and the Gov’t and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the shocking, tragic deaths of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other senior Nigerian military officers, in Saturday’s plane crash.

“Our hearts go out to their families, and may their souls rest in perfect peace,” he said.