Nigeria-Ghana traders laud Gbajabiamila over intervention in trade dispute

Nigeria-Ghana traders laud Gbajabiamila over intervention in trade dispute

- Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has been hailed by Nigerian traders in Ghana

- The senior lawmaker was lauded after his intervention in the trade dispute between Nigerian and Ghanaian traders

- Gbajabiamila earlier travelled to the neighbouring West African nation following a distress call in Ghana over a renewed trade friction

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Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives, has been hailed following his expedient intervention in the recent trade dispute between Nigerian traders and their Ghanaian counterparts.

The commendations and a flurry of encomiums were showered on the lawmaker by the Nigeria-Ghana Business Council & the Nigeria Union of Traders Association Ghana.

In the letter signed by the association's president, Chief Chukwuemeka Nnaji, the Nigerian traders urged the speaker not to despair in ensuring that resolutions reached during the interface are implemented by all concerned parties.

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Nigeria-Ghana traders laud Gbajabiamila over intervention in trade dispute

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has been hailed by Nigerian traders in Ghana. Credit: Twitter (SpeakerGbaja).
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Legit.ng recalls that Gbajabiamila traveled to Ghana following a distress call by Nigerian traders in the country over alleged destruction of their shops.

The lawmaker met with the aggrieved parties and promised to strengthen the existing bond between the two countries.

In a series of tweets on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday, Gbajabiamila said in a letter conveyed to him, his Ghana trip was said to have "made positive impact and paved the way for an amicable resolution to the trade dispute."

"It is on record that your trip brought about the highest involvement of both governments in this dispute that has been on since 2007.

"Your proposals and presentations have given rise to two very vital solutions to the problem: 1. The review of the GIPC Act demanding $1,000,000 deposit for foreign investors in Ghana as it concerns Nigerian," the statement read.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that after ugly reports of friction, Ghana and Nigeria can now be said to be on a path to lasting peace following the visit of the speaker of the House of Representatives.

Gbajabiamila who arrived at the neighboring West African nation on Wednesday, September 2, on a diplomatic mission, met with his Ghanaian counterpart, Mike Oquaye.

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