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Ghana denies maltreating Nigerians over optimistic COVID-19 consequence

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President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo and President Muhammadu Buhari on the Impart Residence AbujaAdelani Adepegba, Abuja Printed 14 December 2021The Ghanaian Excessive Commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa, has denied reports that his country was once maltreating and harassing Nigerians who tested optimistic for COVID-19.Bawa identified that whereas the COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction test is considerable, Ghana would no longer maliciously get COVID-19 optimistic test outcomes for guests.The Excessive Commissioner acknowledged this when he visited the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Fee, Abike Dabiri-Erewa in Abuja, on Tuesday, in opposition to the backdrop of alleged maltreatment of a Nigerian who tested unfavourable to COVID-19 in Dubai completely to test optimistic on arrival in Ghana.A Nigerian artiste had additionally reportedly narrated how he was once told in Ghana that he had COVID-19 even after checking out unfavourable at a facility in Nigeria.Nigerians who had suffered a equal fate additionally complained that they had been forcefully taken to a resort the establish they had been made to pay about N500,000 for one week quarantine whereas Ghanaians who tested optimistic had been taken to a free facility.They acknowledged foreigners had been given cold food and no toothpaste no topic the mountainous costs.The victims, who disclosed that their passports had been seized on the airport, warned diverse Nigerians in opposition to visiting Ghana for now.The Senate had resolved to compare the incident in September after a movement backed by Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe (Kwara Central).Nonetheless addressing the allegations, Bawa, whose accreditation to Nigeria was once correct renewed by Accra, acknowledged “Ghana is no longer going to maliciously get COVID-19 optimistic test outcomes for guests, in particular Nigerians visiting Ghana.”In keeping with a commentary by Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Family members and Protocols Unit, NiDCOM, the envoy additionally expressed pain about the growing choice of underaged Nigerian girls being trafficked to Ghana, stressing that the total lot has to be carried out to prosecute the syndicate within the serve of the dastardly act.The commentary was once titled, ‘COVID-19 checking out: No deliberate policy to embarrass Nigerians-Ghanaian envoy.’The ambassador acknowledged that each countries in most approved instances own skilled some challenges, no topic the lengthy bilateral relationship between them.“No doubt one of such is the rising force referring to Nigerian merchants in Ghana, which in response to the Ghanaian Excessive Commissioner, a Memorandum of Idea has been reached between the Ministers of Trade in Ghana and Nigeria. Also, a Joint Job Pressure was once situation as much as further note the scenario.“Moreover, Mr Bawa acknowledged that each countries will stop at nothing to fish out perpetrators of cybercrimes and syndicates trafficking Nigerian female minors from Nigeria to Ghana, for prostitution,” the commentary acknowledged.He commended Dabiri-Erewa for her diligence in projecting the Nigerian diasporas as a genuinely well-known relate within the style of Nigeria and hopes that a equal commission would possibly perchance per chance per chance be replicated in his home country.The NiDCOM chairman agreed with Bawa that the COVID-19 test is a prerequisite for guests coming to Ghana nonetheless harassed out that “the Ghanaian authorities would possibly perchance per chance own to be obvious guests are handled with dignity, somewhat and humanely.”Copyright PUNCH.All rights reserved. This subject topic, and diverse digital philosophize on this websites, would possibly perchance per chance per chance not be reproduced, printed, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in total or partially with out prior inform written permission from PUNCH. Contact:

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