President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a tweet says the news of last night's gas explosion at Atomic Junction, resulting in the loss of lives and injuries to several others, left him devastated.

He has therefore extended his deepest condolences to the families of the bereaved, and wished the injured speedy recovery.

"My deepest condolences to the families of the bereaved, and I wish the injured speedy recovery."


President Akufo-Addo who dispatched the Vice President to the scene of the tragedy this morning said, government is resolved, now more than ever, to ensure such an incident does not occur again.

Meanwhile, in a separate development, the Chief of Defense Major General Akwa arrived at the 37 military hospital where some of the victims are undergoing treatment.

Also at the hosipital is Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and high levl government officials.