- In a bid to strengthen bilateral relations, Nigeria and Ghana are set to explore more areas of business opportunities
- A delegation from Ghana is in Abuja to sign a MoU with the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture
- The Ghanaian high commissioner to Nigeria said the MoU will strengthen the economic opportunities between both countries
Nigeria and Ghana are set to explore more areas of business opportunities to further strengthen relations between both countries.
The Ghanaian high commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) when he received a business delegation from Ghana in Abuja.
Legit.ng gathers that Bawa said the delegation from the Secondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI) had visited the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and was in Abuja to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
According to the Ghanaian envoy, the MoU is between STCCI and the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA).
He said: “This is the first time that we have a regional chamber of commerce from Ghana coming into Nigeria to network with the various chambers here in the federation.
“The delegation met with the Lagos chamber and they had fruitful discussions and agreed on various areas that will strengthen both chambers and therefore promote business between the two countries.
“The first assignment when the delegation arrived Abuja was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the vice president of NACCIMA and the chairman of Secondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI).
“Of course, it brings closer, these two chambers and it promotes networking among them as a body and also introduces their various businessmen to the business opportunities that exist between the two countries.
“By so doing, it will strengthen the economic opportunities between both countries.”
The envoy explained that the MoU would introduce Ghana to “a new network which brings together almost all business opportunities and presenting flexibility to deal with any business opportunity”.
He added that it would also present the businessmen with the opportunity to compare businesses from various angles before going into them.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigerian high commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Michael Abikoye, protested the inhumane treatment of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) with the deportation of 723 Nigerians between 2018 and 2019.
Abikoye said this at a meeting between him and the comptroller-general of GIS, Kwame Takyi, in Ghana.
The high commissioner said that 723 Nigerians were deported on alleged illegal stay, cybercrime and prostitution between the January 2018 and January 2019.
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