Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana pays a courtesy call on the Upper West Regional Minister
The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, H. E Vice Admiral Ibok-Ekwe Ibas (Rtd) called on the Upper West Regional Minister Dr Hafiz Bin Salih in his office to discuss matters that are purposed to strengthening the relationship between Nigerians living in the Upper West Region and the Regional Coordinating Council and to also offer him the opportunity to interact with the Nigerians living in the region.
The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih in welcoming the High Commissioner, expressed his happiness about the visit of the High Commissioner most especially being the first time a Nigerian High Commissioner has visited the Region since his appointment. He said that the Upper West Region has a good number of Nigerian citizens, some students, and others traders doing businesses in the region. He added that the Nigerians are well integrated into the Upper West Region to the extent that some are married to the people of Upper West Region. He added that, the Nigerians living in the region are well behaved people and do not have issues with the people of Upper West and the security agencies.
He added that, the Upper West Region is one of the most peaceful regions in Ghana and that the region was very peaceful and safe. He noted that, the only threat was the recent terrorists attacks in the neighborhood countries Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast and that, security measures have been kept in place to protect the people of the Region from any terrorist attack.