FG Shuts Land Borders For Presidential, National Assembly Elections

Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the Federal Government has ordered the total closure of all land borders.

Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Isah Idris Jere disclosed this in a statement issued Thursday night in Abuja

He said the borders would be shut from Saturday to Sunday.

The statement reads; ‘The Federal Government has directed the total Closure of all Land Borders effective from 00:00 hours on Saturday 25th February 2023 to 00:00 hours Sunday, 26th February 2023.

“Accordingly, all Command Comptrollers especially those in the Border States are to ensure strict enforcement of this directive.”


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