Border Closure: Ghana donates 450,000 CFA franc to stranded drivers


Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Based on the Nigerian Borders Closure, Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has donated a sum of 450,000 CFA franc (N277,802) to stranded Ghanaian drivers on the Seme-Krake Border of Nigeria and Benin.

Ghana’s govt stated the motion used to be to relieve the monetary burdens of the drivers pending the time an settlement is reached between Nigeria and Ghana.

In line with a remark quoted via Ghana Information Company, the Deputy Minister of Business and Trade made the donation on behalf of Ghana’s President.

“The cash is to lend a hand ease their monetary burden because the Nigerian and Ghanaian government’ discussion over the reopening of Nigeria’s borders,” the remark stated.

Ghana’s officers extensively utilized the chance to seize the knowledge of the drivers. The retrieved data reportedly will probably be used to ensure affected buyers.

The Ghana govt has been in talks with the Nigerian govt to offer a protected passage for its buyers.

Talking at the development of the negotiation, the Deputy Minister of Overseas Affairs and Regional Integration, Mr Charles Owiredu stated: “Govt is operating across the clock to be sure that the protected passage that the Nigerian government promised to offer for Ghanaian buyers turns into a fact”.

One of the crucial drivers on the border touching on his ordeal stated: “I arrived right here on August 16, 2019, however I’ve been forced to stick right here and I’m discovering it very tricky to feed myself and my two buddies”.

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