Nigerian-Ghana Row Deepens

…Authorities Of Ghana Lock up More Nigerian Businesses

Nigerian businesses in Ghana have again been locked up by the Ghanian authorities.

Ghana Lock up Nigerians Business


Affected are businesses located in Tema, Ashiaman and Oprah Square electrical dealers which were locked up on sunday by the Ghanian Union of Traders, GUTA .

Nigerians In Diaspora Organization NIDO, Ghana Chapter Chairman, Calistus Elozieuwa
Who disclosed this to newsmen Says the shops where locked at night on Sunday making Nigerian traders resume to a locked up shop early monday morning.
Elozieuwa added that the Ghanian the authorities mainatained that Nigerian Traders are not allowed as retailers in their market according to the Ghanian Investment Promotion Center law GIPC.
Elozieuwa noted that although the previous
intervention by the Nigerian government was to reach a concensus with the Ghanian governmnet to effect a change to the local law but nothing of such was effected.
Meanwhile, Minister Education ,Trade and Investment on Desk, at the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana, Adebola Arewa while speaking with AIT claimed not to be aware of the recent business lockup but will however investigate the new development.
Arewa added that over 190 Nigerian shops in Ghana have been under locks since the previous intervention by the Nigerian government in 2019.