Nigerian Traders In Ghana Commend NIDCOM Over Diplomatic Shuttle As Over 600 ‘Locked’ Shops Reopen

Chairman/CEO NIDCOM, Hon Abike Dabiri -Erewa and Nigerian Traders in Ghana during the courtesy visit

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.

The President, National Association of Nigerian Traders(NANTS) Dr Ken Ukaoha disclosed this on Solidarity visit to the Chairman/CEO, NIDCOM, 

Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Tuesday, in Abuja.

NIDCOM in a statement issued by Gabriel Odu of its Media , Public Relations and Protocol Unit quoted Dr Ukaoha as stating that the visit to NIDCOM  was 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.

 Dr 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.

In the vein, Hon Dabiri-Erewa thanked the National Association of Nigerian Traders 

(NANTS) led by its President,  Dr Ken Ukaoha  for appreciating NIDCOM’s 

role. 

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

Hon. 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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