Dabiri-Erewa condemns attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana

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The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has condemned the renewed attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, describing it as unnecessary.

The Chairman/CEO of the commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, condemned the renewed attacks in a statement issued by NIDCOM’s Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun.

She said that the reported cases of attacks on Nigerian shops and traders by Ghanaians were quite unfortunate.

According to her, the attacks are happening at a time xenophobic attacks are becoming unpopular.

She said that such attacks should be a thing of the past following interventions of Nigerian and Ghanaian leaders after September’s xenophobic attacks on foreigners and their businesses in South Africa.

 

The NIDCOM boss, however, appealed to Nigerians in Ghana, especially shop owners, not to take laws into their hands by retaliating, but to remain calm and allow law enforcement agents to deal with the situation.

“I hereby appeal for calm from both sides and implore the law enforcement agencies to protect the lives and properties, especially those of Nigerians, from being attacked pending the resolution of the matter,” she pleaded.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that on December 2, there were reported clashes between Ghanaian and Nigerian traders, a development that left some people injured.

Reports say that the clashes followed the closure of shops belonging to some Nigerian traders at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Ghana.

(NAN)

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