Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghanaian President, has said that there is room for more talks with Nigeria over the closure of the latter’s border.
He said this on Tuesday while addressing a delegation of commercial banks from Nigeria.
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“There’s a lot of room for continuing talks between Nigeria and Ghana in order for a breakthrough to be reached,” MyJoyonline quoted him to have said.
The President said Nigeria’s decision to shut its borders is a dent on efforts to foster regional integration in the region.
“We are about to enter a delicate period in the ECOWAS journey looking ahead of the possibility of a single currency and trying to forge greater integration among our economies and at the same time have important security and other issues which confront us.
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“We have this business of the closure of the Benin border, which seems to some people to be a big blow to the ECOWAS project,” he added.
Ghanaian traders had urged their government to retaliate and stop Nigerian goods from getting into the country but government has insisted dialogue is the only way out.