The two Canadian ladies who were reportedly kidnapped last week in Kumasi, the Ashanti Region capital, have been rescued by police.
Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, and Bailey Jordan Chitly, 20, were rescued last night in Sawaba, a suburb of Kumasi.
A statement from the Ministry of Information which confirmed the news did not give details about the operation that led to the girls being found.
“Details of the operation and ongoing efforts to ensure that similar incidents are successfully resolved will be made available in a subsequent press briefing scheduled for 15:00 hours today,” the statement said.
The statement further assured all Ghanaian citizens and foreigners that “Ghana remains safe”.
Read the full statement below: