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Buhari, Akufo-Addo meet to resolve diplomatic rowNigeria

Buhari, Akufo-Addo meet to resolve diplomatic rowNigeria
President Muhmmadu Buhari, late Sunday, met with his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, in Abuja on the way out of the diplomatic row between both nations on account of the closure

President Muhammadu Buhari, late Sunday, met with his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, in Abuja on the way out of the diplomatic row between both nations on account of the closure of Nigerian businesses over fresh startup capital legislation in that West African country.For amicable resolution, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had attended an Extraordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Ghana, where, he addressed the Nigerian community in the country.The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT) is an international agreement regulating accords between states, and it was signed by 45 countries, including the feuding West African nations.During the visit, he labelled “Legislative Diplomacy”, the number four citizen had condemned the action, noting that the new law by the Ghanaian authorities was at variance with the ECOWAS trade protocol on free movement of goods and services within the sub-region.

On his part, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, accused the Ghanaian authorities of extortion, incessant arrests and activities contravening the Vienna pact.” He, however, did not shed light on the closed-door parley, but informed sources, yesterday, said the meeting was on resolving the crisis.

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