Ghana and Togo have signed mutual accommodation in the areas of Agriculture Transport Maritime Security Energy and Water.
Mutual accommodation autograph Between Ghana And Togo
Ministers of country from both sides signed the MOU which was witnessed by the two leaders President John Mahama and Faure Gnassingbe of Togo.
This came at a news conference at the Flag staff House addressed by both Presidents.
President Mahama said, the joint projects to be undertaken by Ghana and her neighbor, Togo is to further activate the existing economic and social relations between the two countries.
President Faure Gnassingbe is on a three day working tour to Ghana.
Among his follower is the Chairman of Togo’s main obstruction party Union of Forces for Change Gilchrist Olympio.
Radio Ghana’s correspondent Pascaline Adadevoh tells that President Mahama explain the media on the agreements signed.
These include Agriculture with a view to advance Aquaculture to assure food security.
On Security specifically maritime the two countries agreed in principle to stop drug human and arms trafficking on the common ocean Atlantic.
This they determine to do by arresting people involved, doing the needed analysis and putting them before the law.
Other projects to be done by the two countries include the Juale multipurpose dam project which is aimed at developing constant power supply to the Northern parts of both countries.
An MOU on the Sogakope Lome drinking water supply project was also signed.
Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe was excited about the agreements reached so far.
He sees the move as a first step towards the much show off regional integration process.
A question was formal to President Faure Gnassingbe if this was a step towards his country’s reconciliation process.
He said efforts are underway with the country’s Commission on Justice and Truth to initiate such a process but in the meantime the country has realized the need to consolidate Democracy by allowing other political parties the opportunity in helping build their country.
The Main Opposition party Union of forces for Change, of which Gilchrist Olympio is Chairman has some its members holding positions in the dominant government.
This is what Gilchrist Olympio says interview.
President John Mahama and his Togolese counterpart Faure Gnassingbe jointly originated a shopping mall West Hills Mall at Dunkonah in Kasoa.
He asked operators of such malls to blend their products with locally generated ones to promote made in Ghana products.
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