- Akufo-Addo said Ghana and Nigeria will live and work freely without any inhibitions
- According to him Nigerians living in Ghana are safe and can continue to live, work, and trade in the country peacefully.
- He made the comments when Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, Femi Gbajabiamila paid a courtesy call on him on Thursday, September 3
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to do whatever is necessary to strengthen the already-strong relations between Ghana and Nigeria.
According to President Akufo-Addo, it is important for the progress of West Africa and, indeed, Africa, Ghana and Nigeria are seen to be working together.
The President made this known on Thursday, September 3, 2020, when the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, Femi Gbajabiamila, paid a courtesy call on him at Jubilee House, Ghanaian Times reported.
Welcoming Nigeria’s Speaker and his delegation to Ghana, Akufo-Addo explained that when the statement from the Nigerian Minister for Information “warning Ghana over incessant harassment of Nigerians” came out, he was very much alarmed.
“I was alarmed because, if they were the sentiments and attitudes of the Federal Government of Nigeria, then we were in a really serious problem,” he said.
Commending Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila for taking up the invitation, President Akufo-Addo stated that the result of the meeting between the Ghanaian and Nigerian Speakers is the way forward, and very acceptable to him.
“The idea of legislation to promote a Ghana-Nigeria Business Council, that will have superintendence over trade and investment matters between our two countries, is well overdue.
President Nana Addo also stated that it will be a good idea also to set up a joint Ministerial Committee for Ministers on both sides, who would be responsible for shepherding Ghana-Nigerian issues.
President Akufo-Addo finally urged Ghanaians and Nigerians to build on the strong relations that have existed between the two countries
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the leader of the Minority in parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, has sent a stern warning to the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
According to the NDC man, the NPP should note that they are not the only violent group in the country.
In an interview with TV XYZ, the lawyer said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not countenance any form of violence from the ruling government in the upcoming elections.
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