Atsu Will Have A Befitting Burial- Vice President Assures Family.

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the family of Christian Atsu of the state’s massive support for a befitting burial.

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The remains of Atsu were recovered from the rubble on Saturday, February 18, 2023, after a long search following the earthquake that struck Turkey on February 6, 2023.

Right after his remains were found, the foreign affairs ministry arranged for them to be flown into his home country, Ghana. The body arrived at the Terminal 2 VIP section of the Kotoka International Airport at 7:30 pm.

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The Vice President of Ghana, the Minister of Information, the Deputy Minister of Sports, the deceased’s external family, military leaders, religious leaders, and many other dignitaries were present to receive the remains of the late Ghanaian footballer.

Addressing the press and people present, Dr. Bawumia said, “It is a very sad day that we are here to receive the remains of our brother, Christian Atsu. The earthquake that struck Turkey was devastating, and we prayed every day that passed for our brother to be found, but when he was found, he was no more. I will like to take this opportunity on behalf of the President and the government to send condolences to the family, Atsu’s twin sister, and his brother.”

He also emphasized how much Atsu was loved and how the whole football fraternity was going to miss him.

As he prayed for Atsu to find rest in the Lord’s bosom, he also encouraged his fans to take heart because the Lord both gives and takes.

Finally, he assured the family of the state’s full support in this challenging time.

“We extend our sincere condolences to the entire family for their loss, and I would like to say that the state will be fully involved with the family in providing him a befitting burial,” he added.

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