President consoles Burundi citizens

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has condoled with the government and people of Burundi on the death of their outgoing leader, Pierre Nkurunziza.

Nkurunziza, 55, a keen sports enthusiast, died on Monday, June 8, 2020 in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.

He was due to hand over the reins of power in August to the winner of May’s presidential election after ruling the East African nation for 15 years.

“The Ghanaian people and I extend our deepest condolences to the government and people of the Republic of Burundi, on the sad news of the death of their President, His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” President Akufo-Addo wrote on his Twitter handle Wednesday – GNA

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