The remains of late Ghanaian football star, Christian Atsu have arrived in his home country, Ghana.

His remains arrived at the Terminal 2 VIP section of the Kotoka International Airport at 7:30 pm.

A brief ceremony was performed before his remains were taken from a Turkish Airlines aircraft.

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia joined some family members of the deceased and the officials of the GFA to receive the body of the late footballer.

President Akufo-Addo had directed that the late footballer be received and accorded state protocol.

The former Ghana International passed on Saturday, February 18, 2023, after his body was recovered from the rubble of a collapsed building following the earthquake that struck Southern and Central Turkey on Monday, February 6, 2023.