The two Canadian girls who were kidnapped in Ghana last week have been rescued by a national security team, government has confirmed.
The team carried out a raid early Wednesday morning which yielded fruitful results.
The two Canadian students, 19 and 20 years of age respectively, were rescued from their captors.
The information was contained in a press statement signed by Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.
“National Security operatives in the early hours of Wednesday 12 June, 2019, completed an operation which successfully rescued the 2 Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti Region,” the statement read.
As we reported earlier, the two ladies were kidnapped when they stepped out of their apartments at Silver Spring Avenue around 8pm last Monday night.
The victims are said to be on an exchange program with the Entrepreneurship Department of the Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) whilst also working as part of a volunteer group in Ghana.
Read full statement below…