Nigerian merchants protest Ghanaian authorities’ refusal to reopen locked retailers

The Nigeria Union of Merchants Affiliation in Ghana (NUTAG), has carried out a peaceable protest over Ghanaian authorities’ refusal to open retailers owned by Nigerians in that nation.

Mr Chukwuemeka Nnaji, the President of NUTAG, who led the protest, advised NAN on the weekend that the authorities in Ghana refused to open their retailers since final 12 months.


Nnaji stated that the protest was to press the Ghanaian authorities to open retailers owned by Nigerians dwelling in Ghana, to allow them to deal with financial challenges amid COVID-19 outbreak.

“I’m in talks with my chief, Mr Ken Okoha, Nationwide President of Nigerian Merchants, and he has assured us that he’ll take our case as much as the very best degree in Nigeria.

“In actual fact, plans are on for him to maneuver to establishments which might be associated to commerce; I’ve identified him for five years now, and I do know what he’s in a position to do.


“I’m relaxation assured that the management of Nigerian merchants are working in direction of attaining this aim.

“Be legislation abiding residents, COVID-19 remains to be on, and many companies are affected; many people live from hand to mouth as a result of downturn.

“For those who don’t have something to do, keep at residence; relaxation assured that on the finish of October if we aren’t evacuated, we’ll preserve ourselves on the border,” Nnaji stated.