Nigerian traders in Ghana hail NIDCOM as authorities reopen over 600 shops


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

Ken Ukaoha, president, National Association of Nigerian Traders, NANTS, disclosed this on a solidarity visit to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Tuesday, July 7, in Abuja.

Ukaoha stated that the visit to NIDCOM is to commend and appreciate Dabiri-Erewa for her untiring and unrelenting efforts in resolving the lockdown of Nigerian shops in Ghana for over six months.

Ukaoha believes that the 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.

Similarly, Dabiri-Erewa thanked the NANTS led by Ukaoha for appreciating NiDCOM’s role.

She thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, and stated that intervention was multi-level especially at the highest level of diplomacy and bilateral relations between Ghana and Nigeria.

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.

– Jul. 7, 2020 @ 18:59 GMT |

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