The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, will on Wednesday, travel to Ghana as part of moves to resolve the issues arising from the $1m levy imposed by the West African countries on traders from Nigeria.
Gbajabiamila told State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, that he had received Buhari’s nod to embark on the trip.
The Federal Government through the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had last week said it would no longer accept the humiliation of Nigerians by Ghana.
Ghanaian authorities have since responded to the statement, saying Mohammed’s claims on the issue and previous ones were inaccurate.
But Gbajabiamila said he would be embarking on what he called “legislative diplomacy” trip to Ghana.
He said the purpose was for him to meet with his Ghanaian counterpart with a view to resolving the matter.