President Akufo-Addo says in opposition to certain declarations, Ghana is definitely not a xenophobic State and has no issues with individual Africans living and working in the nation.
As indicated by President Akufo-Addo, “there is no xenophobia in Ghana, we are not a xenophobic State. We are the skillet African country that has opened its ways to all Africans, and they are not going to be the object of any despise crusade in Ghana.”
The President made this known on Friday when he says goodbye to the active Ambassador of Cote d’Ivoire to Ghana, Bernard Ehui-Koutua, who additionally serves as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Ghana.
In his comments, the President mentioned the active Ambassador to “pass on this message to President Ouattara, that Ghana keeps on staying open and inviting, particularly to our siblings and sisters from all pieces of the landmass.”
President Akufo-Addo proceeded, “What we do demand, which is the thing that each country demands, is that our own residential laws are regarded by the individuals who come into our nation, and, in so saying, we are the same as other individuals.”
In any case, he emphasized that the impression being made abroad that there is an ascent in xenophobia in Ghana does not adjust at all to reality.
“We keep on residual an open society, inviting, particularly, to our friends and relatives on this landmass. In this way, I will like you, in, solid terms, to pass on these estimations of mine to your President back home,” the President included.
Dismal day for Ghana
Depicting Ambassador Ehui-Koutua’s flight as a pitiful day for Ghana, President Akufo-Addo expressed that the active Ambassador to Ghana “maintained incredible nobility, and wound up as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps”.
With Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire fortified by ties of normal blood, regular history, basic ethnicity and basic geology, the President noticed that “a standout amongst the most significant, conciliatory, key, political relations that Ghana can have with any nation is with the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire.”
Understandings, for example, the “Vital Partnership Agreement” marked by the two chiefs of the two nations, Presidents Alasanne Ouattara and Nana Akufo-Addo, combined with the significant combination of perspectives on the two heads on territorial, mainland and worldwide issues, were featured by President Akufo-Addo as instances of the victories chalked by Ambassador Ehui-Koutua.
“I am anticipating extending and reinforcing the ties between our two nations. We are at the focal point of coordination endeavors both in the locale and on the landmass. We will keep on strolling one next to the other as we have been doing these previous years,” he included.
President Akufo-Addo additionally said goodbye to Mohammed Hussain Al-Failakawi, active Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Ghana; to Mohammed Farahat, active Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Ghana; and to Hugues Chantry, Ambassador of Belgium to Ghana.