Nigerian traders in Ghana seek end to harrassment



Nigerian in Ghana urged the Government to take urgent steps to the harassment Nigerians living in that country are being subjected to by Ghanaian authorities.


Mr Chukwuemeka Nnaji, President the Nigerian Union Association in Ghana (NUTAG) made call in a telephone interview with the New Agency Nigeria (NAN) on .


Nnaji was speaking against the backdrop the recent arrest 500 Nigerians in Bolga, in Upper West region Ghana.


He said the 500 Nigerians were arrested by Ghanaian immigration and moved  to the Aflao border without investigation to ascertain how they got to that country.


“This is not acceptable; accord respect to the Ghanaian authorities sometimes they do not reciprocate.


“Those people were victims a Ghana-based company “Q-Net” with collaborators in Nigeria who deceive people by telling them that there is employment in Ghana and that the job will pay $250 a week.


“They collect between 400 and 500 cedes from them and then they get nothing.


“Nobody knows how they do it, they smuggle in people from Nigeria to Ghana.
“Unsuspecting Nigerians come to Ghana  and they become stranded.


“Government needs to take urgent ,” Nnaji said. (NAN).