Nigeria Federal Government is active to collaborate in conjuction with the Ghanaian Government to curb cyber and other viral crimes in both neighboring countries, to promote regional development and mutual relationship, Ghanaian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Alhaji Rashid Bawa, disclosed.
Bawa noted this on Wednesday in Calabar when he embarked on a courtesy visit to the Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service in Cross River State.
He propagated that the authorities in Nigeria and Ghana had realized that with joint force and corporation , cybercrime and other notable crimes would drastically reduce in occurrence.
In regards to him, if collaborative ideology is set in, sponsors of these crimes will be prosecuted according to the laws in their respective regional countries which will bring an end to such crimes from existing.
He adduce that “as we project, this issue is been discussed at the zenith level. The Comptroller General of the Ghanaian Immigration Service and his counterpart in Nigeria had a solid and fruitful discussion about this a month ago.
“Experts from Ghana and Nigeria will be meeting soon to come out with a road map to deal with some of these issues that are currently taking place.
“In the course of the discussion, it came out clearly that there are cartels that operate behind these cyber crimes and prostitution of our young ones.
“Ghana believes that with the collaboration of both countries, Nigerian Government and security services will help to unravel the root causes as the laws of each country will be applied to diminish crimes.”
The High Commissioner hail the Nigeria Immigration Service in Cross River State for having a transparency relationship with the Ghanaian community and urged Ghanaians to always be of good conduct and order in the state.
The immigration Comptroller in the state affirmed the Ghanaian High Commissioner of peaceful coexistence between Nigerians and Ghanaians within his dominate command.
He noted, that the immigration service had always treated and welcome Ghanaians in the state with respect and decency to develop the economic and West African state’s relationship.
He added that “majority of Ghanaians in the state have the valid travel documents that guarantee them the privilege to stay in the state.