The Nigerian Government has summoned the Charge d’ Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Iva Denoo.
Denoo was summoned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the demolition of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana last Friday, June 19. A businessman demolished the building, claiming the structure was built on his land.
Onyeama in a tweet posted on his verified Twitter handle, said during the meeting, he demanded an urgent explanation of the incident and reinforcement of security around Nigeria’s diplomatic premises and staff in Ghana.
”SUMMONED THE CHARGÈ D’ AFFAIRES OF THE HIGH COMMISSION OF #GHANA TO NIGERIA, MS IVA DENOO TO DEMAND URGENT EXPLANATION ON THE RECENT ATTACKS ON A RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN OUR DIPLOMATIC PREMISES AND REINFORCEMENT OF SECURITY AROUND DIPLOMATIC PREMISES AND STAFF.
FG summons Ghanaian envoy over demolition of embassy quarters