Nigeria has expressed satisfaction over the strikes by the Authorities of Ghana to deal with the demolition of the residence of the Nigerian Excessive Commissioner in Accra.
Minister of Overseas Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, advised newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, that the federal government had taken be aware of the efforts of President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo and Ghanaian Minister of Overseas Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayokor Botchwey to calm the scenario.
Onyeama, nevertheless, expressed considerations that reviews indicated that the perpetrators of the act have been unhindered and had a number of time regardless of calls to the Ghanaian authorities by the Cost d’Affaires of the Nigerian Excessive Fee in Ghana.
He added that additional reviews indicated that the safety operatives who have been on floor throughout the demolition, appeared to have been supportive of these finishing up the violation on Nigeria’s Sovereign territory in Ghana.
The minister famous that the perpetrators had been arrested and arraigned in court docket and the federal government of Ghana had apologised and equally promised to rectify all of the pending paper works that led to the misinformation of the Lands Fee in Ghana.
“The Authorities of Ghana has assumed complete duty and with the apology, have made it clear that they are going to be accountable for restitution – rebuilding the constructing to the state that it was when it was destroyed.
“So, that is to say that the matter has been satisfactorily resolved and that at very highest stage as I discussed, President Muhammadu Buhari personally engaged on this course of.
“The President of Ghana has apologised, those that carried out the motion have been arrested and charged to court docket and the Ghana authorities has agreed to rebuild the property.
“So, we want to put the matter to relaxation and to acknowledge the very speedy response of the Ghanaian authorities and to say that we’ll now proceed to additional strengthen relations between our two nations, take classes learnt from what has occurred and transfer forward with out recriminations,” Onyeama stated.