The king of the Igbo neighborhood in Ghana, Eze Dr Chukwudi Jude Ihenetu, has mentioned 90 per cent of Ghanaians residing in Nigeria should not have the mandatory paperwork.
He was reacting to an allegation that almost all Nigerians residing in Ghana are undocumented.
The normal chief mentioned Nigeria may not be implementing its legal guidelines on residential permits for foreigners, therefore many undocumented Ghanaians residing there.
He mentioned, in contrast to Nigeria, it’s unsuitable for any Ghanaian to counsel that Nigerians residing in Ghana should not have the correct documentation, Ghanaweb stories.
Talking on Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Monday, throughout a present hosted by Kwame Appiah Kubi, he mentioned, “The immigration difficulty is completely unsuitable. It’s 100 per cent unsuitable to say Nigerians do not come into Ghana with documentation.
“A Nigerian can have an ECOWAS passport, ECOWAS ID card that ensures his keep for 90 days. If he desires to reside in that ECOWAS nation, you need to have your working allow to reside there or a residence allow to reside there.
“So, if Nigerians are coming right here with out documentation, it’s unsuitable; they need to acquire their documentation. I do not wish to examine the 2 nations however I am telling you that 90 per cent of Ghanaians residing in Nigeria don’t have any paperwork.
“I’m telling you as a result of I’m the patron of the Ghana Neighborhood Affiliation and plenty of have been residing there for years; solely God is aware of how lengthy.
“A lot of them are working in our ministries, and in Nigeria, we welcome them. Nigeria may not implement their regulation; that’s not the priority of Ghana, however Ghana is implementing their guidelines and I like that as a result of each nation with out legal guidelines is an open nation.
Ihenetu suggested Nigerians residing in Ghana to register with the Nigerian Embassy in order that the embassy could come to their help when they’re in any type of misery whereas residing in Ghana.
He additionally supported the concept any Nigerian that flouts the legal guidelines of Ghana be handled in line with the nation’s legal guidelines.
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