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Ghana Reacts to Nigeria’s Statement, Denies Seizing, Demolishing Diplomatic Premises

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Ghana has reacted to a Statement issued by the federal government where The information and culture minister warned that nigeria will no longer tolerate the harassment of her citizens resident innige country.

A six page release signed by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah , the minister of information stated that for the record , the accusations are not ‘reflective of the developments and any protests will be unjustified ‘.

On the seizure of property located at number ten Barnes road Accra , the minister said the’transaction was a commercial agreement between Thomas Hardy a private citizen and the high commission in Ghana in October 1959’

According the Ghanaian Government , the terms of the lease expired forty six years ago.

On the demolition of Nigeria’s property , the statement clarified that the demolition was carried out by the agents of the Osu stool but because of the value placed on the relationship with nigeria , a decision was taken to restore the State of the building and communicated to the federal government in abuja.

On the issue of Deportation of Nigerians , in 2019, 700 and not 825 Nigerians were deported for crimes ranging from armed robbery to prostitution and fraud

On the Issue of Nigerian tRaders , the minister of trade intervened to ensure that shops reopened.

President nana Akufo Addo will in the coming weeks engage with President Buhari to develop a frame work where allegations of ill treatment of Citizens of Either country will be addressed

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