Head of Corporate Affairs signing the book of condolence

SIGA mourns with Japan: Delegation signs book of condolence at the Japan Embassy

A delegation from the State Interest and Governance Authority (SIGA) was received at the Embassy of Japan in Accra today 14th July 2022. The purpose of the visit was to commiserate with the people of Japan following the unfortunate assassination of the Former Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

SIGA’s delegation was led by the Acting General Manager (Finance and Administration) Ms. Alexandra Totoe. The book of condolence was signed by Mr. Stephen Asiedu (Head of Corporate Affairs) on behalf of the Director-General, Amb. Edward Boateng. In a brief conversation with the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, Amb. Mochizuki Hisanobu prior to the signing, Ms. Totoe expressed her deep sympathies to the people of Japan on behalf of SIGA and the Ghanaian people at large.

Japan’s Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot twice at a political campaign event in western Japan’s Nara city on Friday July 8, 2022. His body was brought back to Tokyo, with a state funeral held on Tuesday July 12, 2022.

The Embassy of Japan in Ghana opened a Book of Condolence in loving memory of the late Prime Minister on the day of his funeral which saw hundreds of dignitaries trooping in to pay obeisance.


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