Victor Oluwasegun, Abuja
THE House of Representatives has mandated the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Diaspora Matters to investigate the attack on Nigerian traders in Ghana.
The purpose of this, according to the lawmakers, is to “ensure that another Xenophobia attack on Nigerians is prevented”.
The resolution followed the passage of a motion brought under matters of urgent national importance, titled: “Recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Circle Market, Ghana,” by Chairperson on the House Committee on Diaspora, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe.
The lawmaker, in her motion, said: “As the Chairperson, House Committee on Diaspora, my primary duty is to represent the government and collaborate with the Nigerian Diaspora Commission and Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs to put in place/implement modalities to improve the welfare of Nigerians in Diaspora.
“Recall that few months ago I raised my voice on the Issue of…