FGN Warns Ghana, Says, “We Will No Longer Tolerate Harassment of Our Citizens”


 A note of warning has been issued by the Federal Government of Nigeria to Ghana saying has it would no longer tolerate the harassment of Nigerians resident in Ghana by Ghanaian authorities, adding that it was considering a number of options aimed at addressing the situation.

The government stated that even though over one million Ghanaians were resident in Nigeria, they were not being subjected to the kind of hostility meted out to Nigerians in Ghana.

In a statement recently in Abuja, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, observed that Nigeria had time after time demonstrated its fidelity to the long cordial relations with Ghana, saying there were indications, especially in recent times, that Nigeria’s stance was being taken for granted.

Mohammed said that government was deeply concerned by the incessant harassment of Nigerians in Ghana and the progressive acts of hostility towards the country by Ghanaian authorities, stressing that it would no longer tolerate such.
He noted that the Federal Government has been documenting the acts of hostility towards Nigeria and Nigerians by the Ghanaian authorities.

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