The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has mentioned that Nigeria’s High Commission in Accra, Ghana, has not been evicted.
This is in response to a communique despatched out by spokesman to the ministry, Mr Ferdinand Nwoye.
In his assertion dated Friday the third of January, 2020, Mr Nwoye famous that the clarification is pertinent following sure studies suggesting that the Commission in Accra had been violated by the host nation.
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He acknowledged that the property beneath reference was in use by the Federal Ministry of Finance since 1957, on leasehold and was later bequeathed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr Nwoye revealed that the lease is alleged to have expired just lately, including that the High Commission has been exploring the chances of renewing the lease settlement with the host authorities.
While explaining that the property just isn’t housing both the residence of the High Commissioner or the Chancery or employees quarters, Mr Nwoye harassed that talks are ongoing the mission and acceptable authorities and guaranteed Nigerians that the ministry is on prime of the state of affairs.
Below is the ministry’s full assertion relating to the matter.