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Saraki urges Ghana to review $120 residency fee for Nigerians

12 November 2016, 20:01

Abuja – President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has appealed to the Ghanaian parliament to review the 120 dollars Residency Fee imposed on Nigerians living in the country, reports Vanguard

He said this in a  statement by his Special Assistant on Print Media,  Chuks Okocha, in Abuja.

 Saraki made the appeal while he received some members of parliament  from Ghana in his office.

Also read:PHOTOS: Tinubu, Saraki settle rift

 “I am appealing to you my colleagues in the parliament in Ghana on the recent laws passed on Nigerians to pay a residency fee of 120 dollars. “I am appealing that you review this law and take a second look at it as things are hard. This recession is biting hard,” he said.

Early this year, Ghana Government introduced residency fee of 120 dollars to be paid by Nigerians and other nationals who stayed in the country for a total of 90 days or more in a given year. They are required by the law to register for Non-citizen Ghana card at the cost of 120 dollars (about N19 000)

Read more at Vanguard


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