Ghanaian students in Ukraine are attractive to government, to as a few emergency consider evacuating them from the Ukraine-Russia region, following reviews of tensions and violent clashes.
1 of them, Paul, a medical college student, told Joy Information on Thursday that foreign students in the region are residing in fear on the recent developments.
This individual said they have to rely on their Ukrainian equivalent for information about the happenings.
“The situation here is very bad, we are all puzzled. Yesterday when We was learning We heard the very first surge, it was as if it just visited the back of our hostel and we all are residing in fear, ” he said on the Super Early morning Show.
Thus, this individual wants the authorities to initiate steps to bring them home to ensure their safety.
“As of now, we are all in the rooms, however they are saying if you don’t have a shelter you should move to the underground. In case God touches the heart of our government and they evacuate us, we will be very happy, ” this individual said.
To substance their woes, this individual said students are saddled with the burden of having to consider food as there exists a food lack because of the events.
“Currently I possess two containers of water and four biscuits which I went away today to get. Once i got to the shop, it was very full and there have been only a few containers of water. We wanted to buy bread however they [people] have purchased all the bread from the shop, I had been so shocked, ” this individual said.
Meanwhile, Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it is gravely concerned about the safety and security of Ghanaians residing in Ukraine subsequent reports of stress and violent schisme.
Based on the Ministry, the government has in the meantime requested over 1, 500 students and other Ghanaians to seek help at authorities places of protection.
This is to ensure their security temporarily as authorities “engages the government bodies, our relevant diplomatic missions and our honorary consul on further measures. ”
Government’s statement provides a time when the National Partnership of Ghana College students (NUGS) has called for instant expulsion of Ghanaian students from the Ukraine-Russia region.
“As the conflict escalates within the region, government authorities of countries across the world are prioritizing the expulsion of their residents from the area, to forestall damage to their residents. Currently, a quantity of students have fled the region, showing growing low self-esteem and fear among our students.
A few of those students including Chapter Professionals of NUGS in Ukraine have handled down and made contact with the National Secretariat of NUGS, advising that urgent steps appear at ensure the safety of the acquaintances still in the area. As the mother kind of Ghanaian students, the protection of our students remains our paramount concern, hence our advocacy for this line of action”, NUGS said in the affirmation.
International multimedia outlets have described that Russian soldiers on Thursday launched their anticipated harm on Ukraine, as President Vladimir Putin cast aside international condemnation and calamité and warned other countries that any attempt to get in the way would lead to “consequences you have never seen. ”
“Big explosions were heard before start in Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Odesa as world leaders decried the start of an invasion that could cause enormous casualties, topple Ukraine’s democratically elected govt and threaten the post-Cold War balance on the place. ”
President Paul Biden has agreed new sanctions to punish Russia for the aggression.
Although Putin has validated it all in a televised handle, asserting that the attack was had to protect civilians in eastern Ukraine.
They claimed that Spain does not aim to occupy Ukraine but will go on to “demilitarize” it and bring those who committed crimes to justice.