Minister Leads Delegation to Ghana over Nigerian Traders’ Issue
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the prolonged conflict between Nigerian traders and Ghanaian authorities. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, disclosed this on Monday.
According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Ifedayo Sayo, the minister spoke at a meeting.
The statement was titled ‘FG delegation to visit Ghana over Nigerian traders’ conflict with Ghanaian counterparts’.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the lingering conflict between Nigerian traders and Ghanaian authorities,” the minister was quoted as saying.
Adebayo, who said he would be leading the delegation, added that members of the delegation ‘will also engage in further dialogue with Ghanaian authorities with a view to finding a lasting solution to the problem’.
He disclosed that the delegation was expected to embark on the visit between May 31 and June 1.
There has been lingering controversy over $1m levy imposed on Nigerian traders and foreign investors by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre.