Over 600 Nigerian Shops re-open in Ghana


Over Six Hundred Shops belonging to Nigerian Traders in Ghana have been opened for business by the Ghanaian government after being under lock and key for over Six months.

The President, National Association of Nigerian Traders(NANTS) Dr Ken Ukaoha disclosed this during a solidarity visit to the Chairman/CEO, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Tuesday in Abuja.

Dr Ukaoha stated that the visit to NIDCOM is to commend and appreciate the Chairman/CEO Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa for her untiring and unrelenting efforts in resolving the lockdown of Nigerian shops in Ghana for over Six Months. Ukaoha believes that ECOWAS Protocol of Free Movement of Persons, Goods and Services shouldn’t be observed in breach but rather be observed in the spirit of brotherhood and diplomatic reciprocity.

In the same vein, the Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa thanked the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) led by Ukaoha for appreciating Nidcom’s role. She thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and stated that the intervention was multi-level especially at the highest level of
diplomacy and bilateral relations between Ghana and Nigeria.

Mrs Dabiri-Erewa urged Nigerian Traders in Ghana to always obey the laws of their host country and conduct themselves with respect and dignity. It could be recalled that Shops belonging to Nigerian Traders in Ghana have been on lockdown since December 2019.

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