In News by stephen abiodun on the 17th, August, 2020

FG reacts to video of forceful closure of retailers owned by Nigerians in Ghana

FG reacts to video of forceful closure of shops owned by Nigerians in Ghana

The Minister of International Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has reacted to the viral video exhibiting outlets of Nigerian merchants in Ghana being locked up by Ghanaian authorities.

A Nigerian dealer in a video making the rounds on social media was seen complaining bitterly as Ghanaian authorities locked up his store and people of different Nigerians for failing to pay the Ghana Funding Promotion Council, GIPC, price which is $1million minimal international fairness whereas the registration price is 31,500 cedis.

The video prompted numerous reactions from Nigerians who took to social media to sentence the actions of the Ghanaian authorities, accusing them of constructing life insufferable for Nigerians residing of their nation.

Nevertheless, in a tweet posted by way of his Twitter account on Monday morning, Onyeama stated the federal government will take pressing steps to sort out the scenario.

”Nigerian Authorities has watched with dismay the painful movies of the forceful closure of the outlets of Nigerian merchants in Ghana.

“Pressing steps will likely be taken,” he stated.

Recall that the Ghanaian authorities had stated that Nigerian store house owners within the nation should pay tax and different charges imposed on them.

The nation’s Ministry of Trades, whereas insisting on the cost, stated that claims of unfair therapy on Nigerian merchants within the enforcement of the Ghana Funding Promotion Council rules weren’t true.

The publish FG reacts to video of forceful closure of retailers owned by Nigerians in Ghana appeared first on Newsdirect.

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