Vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has arrived in Apiate, the village near Bogoso in the Western Region, to commiserate with victims of the explosion that killed 17 yesterday.
He and the delegation which includes experts will assess the effectiveness of the emergency effort that has been instituted after the devastation.
The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, had earlier announced on Twitter about the trip.
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will visit the victims, chiefs and other stakeholders to have firsthand information of the incident.
This follows a message of condolence from President Nana Akufo-Addo to the people of the area yesterday.