Ghanaian Ministers are in Abuja to dialogue with Nigeria over diplomatic row among the two countries

Nigeria and Ghana are currently meeting in Abuja to further explore ways of avoiding a severe diplomatic impasse from a trade dispute between Nigerian traders in Ghana and the Government.

This time the attempt is to end the political jam through executive dialogue.

Ghanaian Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Allan John Kyeremanteg led the Ghanaian team to Abuja Thursday for discussion.

Also on the delegation are Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration, Hon. Mohammed Habibu Tijani and the man who fired back at Nigeria after Nigeria turned a red eye, the Minister for Information, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.

Nigerian Foreign Affairs Spokesman, Ferdinand Nwoye said the Minister of Trade and Industry, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo is leading the Nigerian delegation.

The Nigerian team include the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Moohammed; Representative of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation; Permanent Secretary, Foreign Affairs Ministry: Comptroller General of Immigration and theExecutive Secretary/CEO Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC).

Details of their discussion on the first day were not made known but the bilateral talks continues on Friday.

In Accra, The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and his delegation are tinkering a legislative way to resolve the debacle in dialogues with Ghanaian legislative arm.

The Nigerian Charge d’Affairs in Ghana, Mrs. Esther Adebola Arewa was summoned last week by the Nigerian Foreign Affairs Ministry over the disputes which included the demolition of the Nigerian House in Ghana.

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