Ghana-Nigeria phone traders clash in Accra

Ghana-Nigeria phone traders clash in Accra

The tension between Ghanaian and Nigerian traders sparked on Monday, December 2, 2019, at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra.

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The renewed clash was between phone sellers of the two West African countries.

According to the police, Monday’s bloody fracas resulted in the injury of three persons.

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The Nima Police Divisional Commander, ACP Abraham Acquaye, confirmed the arrest of six people and the injuries as well.

The latest development started when some Ghanaian traders closed shops belonging to some Nigerian traders.

The Ghanaian traders have expressed displeasure in why foreigners are allowed to do retail business in Ghana when the laws do not permit it.

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There has been tension between Ghanaian and Nigerian traders in recent times.

Shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Kumasi were shut down this year allegedly by the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA).

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Ghanaian traders feel foreigners, particularly Nigerians, Chinese and Lebanese have taken over their retail business.

YEN.com.gh earlier there was a bit of confusion at the Holy Ghost Revival Assemblies of God Church at South Odorkor as Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah met former President John Mahama on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Both Mahama and Owusu Bempah had been invited by the church to grace their 30th-anniversary celebrations.

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