President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday, ordered the immediate reopening of four land borders.
Nigeria had in August 2019 closed its land borders to curtail illegal importation of drugs, small arms, and agricultural products into the country from neighbouring West African nations through Land Borders.
“President Buhari has directed the immediate opening of four land borders: Seme, Illela, Maigatari, and Mfun,” @NGRPresident tweeted.
The Presidency made this known in a tweet yesterday evening.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, had last month hinted at the reopening of the nation’s borders.
Ahmed had said the presidential committee set up on the matter had completed its job and had recommended the reopening of the borders.