SAN FRANCISCO, September 06, (THEWILL) – Ghana and Nigeria have agreed to establish a “Friendship Act” for improved trade relations. The reciprocal reciprocal legislation is aimed at finding a lasting solution to trade hostilities between nationals of the two countries.
The deal was reached between the Speakers of Ghana’s Parliament and the House of Representatives of Nigeria on Thursday, following a two-day bilateral meeting of the two speakers.
A joint communiqué of the discussions said, “a joint committee will be established to compose of members of both legislations to explore the possible passage of reciprocal legislation which could potentially be called the Ghana-Nigeria Friendship Act, which shall propose the Ghana-Nigeria Business Council to provide a legal framework to sustain the friendship and benefits of the two nations.”
Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee, Nigeria House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu said that the Trade and Industry Committees of the respective Houses have been tasked to work out modalities for the ‘Friendship Act’.