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Nigerian brokers in Ghana turn bums over bolted up shops – NUTAG

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Nigerian brokers in Ghana turn bums over bolted up shops – NUTAG

The Nigerian Union of Traders Association Ghana (NUTAG) claims their individuals have now depended on asking for endurance over conclusion of their shops by the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA).

Addressing Citi News, Secretary-General of NUTAG, Comrade Evaristus Nwankwo, said the locking up of shops has exposed individuals to serious monetary hardship compelling some Nigerian merchants to return home.

In 2019, more than 600 shops worked by outsiders were shut down for taking part in retail business only saved for Ghanaian brokers. Dominant part of these timed up shops were claimed by Nigerians.

The Nigerian dealers have demanded that they are allowed to exchange the nation by ECOWAS conventions and have made a few interests to partners for agreeable mediation.

Friend Nwankwo said the Association is as yet speaking to the legislature to intercede and have their shops revived.

“There are not kidding difficulties and that is the reason we are arguing [with the government]. The greater part of our individuals have turned to asking from a few of us whose shops are as yet open. They come to request GH¢100, GH¢50.”

“In one of our gatherings, we needed to do a freewill gift to suit the individuals who are at Circle. Some have youngsters who are wiped out and need drug constantly. I think around five of them who have returned to Nigeria. Is this uplifting news for the Ghana government? I don’t think so. It is giving a negative picture to this nation,” he said.

NUTAG – GUTA stalemate

There has been a degree of antagonistic vibe among NUTAG and GUTA over the neighborhood retail space.

Ghanaian brokers are additionally pushing for the authorization of Ghana’s laws that disallow outsiders from participating in retail exchange.

Many shops possessed by Nigerians have been secured up a move by GUTA to clip down on outsiders occupied with retail organizations against Ghanaian laws.

Neighborhood retailers in parts of Accra and Kumasi have as of late bolted up the outside possessed shops, keeping outsiders from continuing on ahead.

NUTAG said its individuals have suffered provocation since 2007, consequently engaged President Nana Akufo-Addo to quickly mediate in its continuous fight with the GUTA.

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