Ghana evicts Nigeria high commission
Ghana has decided to expel Nigeria’s high commission from their diplomatic property in Accra’s capital.
The property has been reallocated to Amaco micro-finance since August 26th by Ghana’s Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.
In a statement released on December 31st, 2019, by the Nigerian high commissioner to Ghana, Michael Olufemi, states that the commission has been asked to vacate their property at 10 Barnes Road in Accra.
Olufemi states that the commission received a letter dated December 27th, 2019, from solicitors acting on behalf of Amaco Microfinance in Accra.
The letter requesting the commission to vacate their diplomatic property, and that failure to comply will lead to the removal of the commission’s belongings from the property, Which will lead to the depositing of the commission’s possession at the nearest police station.
Ghana evicts Nigeria high commission.
The letter further states that the micro-finance company ransacked the property after it was broken into.
According to Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the property has expired. It has been reverted to the state in compliance with article 258 of Ghana’s 1992 constitution after the Nigerian government failed to renew it.