February 26, 2021

Minister-designate for Trade and Industries, Alan Kwadow Kyremantey has told the Appointment Committee of Ghana’s Parliament that engagement with his Nigerian counterpart has brought some level of calmness between Ghanaian traders and their Nigerian counter engaged in small scale trading.

According to him there has been some level of engagement at the political level resulting in the  Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representative coming all the way to Ghana for consultation of the annual clashes between Ghana Union of Traders Association and Nigerians engage in small scales trading.

“I had consultation with my counterpart Trade Minister in Nigeria and with Foreign Minister, we have agreed on a framework, that is why you see that there seems to be some relative calmness over some months now”.

The Minister-designate made this revelation when he appeared before the Appointment Committee on Friday, February 26, 2020, when the Member of Parliament for Madina Francis Xavier Kojo Sosu wanted to know the current states of the annual clashes.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com