Abuja – Ghana's High Chief to Nigeria Rashid Bawa on Thursday encouraged Nigerians working together in his nation of origin to carry on their exchange without dread of attack from any quarter.
Executive, Nigeria Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa (right), and the Ghanaian High Chief to Nigeria, Alh. Rashid Bawa holding reciprocal talks at the Ghana High Commission, Abuja on Thursday. Bawa gave the counsel at the High Commission in Abuja during a gathering with an assignment from the Nigerian Diaspora Commission driven by the Director/CEO, Abike Dabiri-Erewa. The emissary's recommendation is coming against the scenery of an assault on Nigerian extra part vendors by their Ghanaian partners in the Suame Magazine Modern Enclave in Kumasi. This pursues the conclusion of shops worked by Nigerians after indigenous Ghanaian extra parts sellers in the territory challenged the ceaseless activity of outsiders in the retail exchange. Around 50 shops having a place with Nigerian extra parts vendors were bolted up by upset Ghanaians, who said they would not plunk down and watch while outsiders spurn the laws administering retail showcasing in their nation.
The agent said that President Nana Akufo-Addo had guided security organizations to be over the circumstance and had asked Nigerians to continue their exchange with no dread. The high magistrate, who portrayed the assault on the Nigerian extra parts vendors as exceptionally shocking, said that the assaults happened in light of the fact that some youthful Ghanaians brought laws into their hands.
He, in any case, said a few people suspected to have been engaged with the occurrence had been captured. He further said that the issue had been brought leveled out and that security organizations striving to guarantee that the issue did not deteriorate. The high magistrate clarified that Ghana had been having security challenges in the previous a half year, refering to supposed hijacking. "At the point when a wrongdoing is submitted between people, it isn't between countries. "So this ought not be permitted to make uneasiness among Nigeria and Ghana," he said. He spoke to the media not to decimate the connection between both through provocative reportage of happenings. Talking prior, Dabiri-Erewa had told the high magistrate that Ghanaians were living and working in Nigeria also. She, in this way, communicated the expectation that the high official would guarantee Nigerians in that nation of the security of their lives and property. "We need confirmation on the security of Nigerians. We have Ghanians living in Nigeria and we treat them as siblings and sisters,'' she said. She told the agent that the Nigerian government might be want to be educated regarding any Nigerian who perpetrated wrongdoing in Ghane. "We should know, their identity; we should know, who those individuals are that are giving the nation an awful name. "Nigerians ought not simply be condemned,'' she said. She likewise encouraged the media not to sensationalize the circumstance. Dabiri-Erewa likewise drove an appointment from the commission to another gathering with Lene Dimban, the Togolese Represetative to Nigeria. Throughout the gathering, she requested confirmations of the wellbeing of Nigerians living in Togo. Reacting, the envoy guaranteed the assignment that Togolese experts would guarantee that the episode that occurred in Ghana did not happen in Togo.