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Buhari Sends Ministerial Delegation To Ghana To Tackle Nigeria/Ghanaian Traders Clash




President Muhammadu Buhari has directed {that a} ministerial delegation be despatched to Ghana to resolve the lingering battle between Nigerian merchants and Ghanaian authorities.



The delegation will likely be led by Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Business, Commerce and Funding, in keeping with an announcement issued on Monday by the Particular Assistant to the Minister on Media, Mr Ifedayo Sayo.

Sayo famous that the delegation, which might be made up of related stakeholders, would additionally interact in additional dialogue with Ghanaian authorities to discover a lasting answer to NAN reviews.


He said that the delegation would undertake the go to between Might 31 and June 1, 2021.


SaharaReporters had reported that the Nigerian merchants in Ghana had been having points with Ghanaian Authorities for a number of years with information of maltreatment, molestation and forceful closure of retailers.


The Ghanaian authorities had imposed laws and merchants have been required to pay a million {dollars} enterprise registration price and taxes below laws.


The commerce points intensified when retailers belonging to Nigerians in Accra have been being locked up by Ghanaian authorities who demanded proof of the Ghana Funding Promotion Council’s (GIPC) registration.


In the meantime, Nigerian merchants had in 2020 expressed displeasure and insecurity of their wares and livelihoods in Ghana as a result of challenges and appealed to the Federal Authorities to evacuate them again to Nigeria.

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