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The Speaker ,Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has said he was hopeful that Nigeria and Ghana will arrive at mutually acceptable resolutions on the trade disputes that erupted some weeks back.
The Speaker, who led a delegation of lawmakers from the House of Representatives, stated this when they were received by the Speaker of the Ghanaian parliament, as they arrived Accra, the capital of Ghana, on a legislative diplomatic mission.
Gbajabiamila said the two-day visit to Ghana was meant to explore legislative diplomacy towards resolving the issues affecting both countries.
Welcoming the Nigerian delegation, the Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament, Prof. Oquaye, who expressed confidence for an amicable resolution hoped the next two days will bring a beautiful reunion to the two Nations.
The delegation while at the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana were informed by the leader of the Nigerian Union of traders in Ghana, Chief Chukwuemeka Levi Nnaji, that Nigerians traders have their trades registered with appropriate agencies, paid their taxes as and when due, yet, have since 2007 been allegedly subjected to harsh treatment by the authorities.
He then appealed to the Speaker to follow up on the legislative diplomatic initiative in order to ensure that the resolutions arrived at are implemented by the Ghanaian authorities.