The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has assured that Ghanaian and Nigerian traders will work in harmony to help maximize the opportunities that abound in the sub-region.
He said this at a courtesy call by a six-member delegation on the Speaker today in Parliament.
Speaker Bagbin, while expressing his gratitude for the visit, said he is looking forward to meeting the Nigerian Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila for discussions that will inure to the benefit of their two countries.
The Acting Nigerian High Commissioner, Gambo Yusuf Hamza appealed to the Ghanaian government to open the borders between Ghana and its neighboring countries for easy movement of goods across the borders.
He spoke also about the high resident permit fees and appealed to the Speaker to help re-examine monies charged for a residence permit.
Amb. Hamza said “we plead with the government to review them and these would mean more revenue to Ghana” since these charges when reviewed will encourage most foreigners
The delegation included the Nigerian Consular & Minister for Political and Economic Affairs- Sylvanus Dauda, Head of Chancery- Ibrahim Bolujoto, President-Nigeria Traders Association, Ghana (NUTAG)- Chukwuemeka Nnaji, Stanley Onwobe- Greater Accra Chairman, Nigeria Traders Association, Ghana (NUTAG).