President Muhammadu Buhari today at a meeting with the 36 state Governors have hinted at a possible border re-opening. It would be recalled the nation’s land borders were shut in August 2019 .
The president gave this hint while Speaking during a meeting with governors of the 36 states on Tuesday, the president said the borders were shut in the interest of the country.
He cited smuggling as one of the major reasons for taking the action but said the closure of the border had yielded results
“Now that the message has sunk in with our neighbours, we are looking into reopening the borders as soon as possible,” Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari to have said.
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