Nigeria Set To Re-Open Land Borders
Nigeria is set to re-open its land borders with neigbouring West African countries, following recommendation by a presidential committee on the matter.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed disclosed on on Wednesday in Abuja.
The nation shuts its borders in August 2019 to curtail illegal importation of drugs, small arms and agricultural products into country from West African.
Ahmed, who addressed newsmen in Abuja hinted that the land borders would be re-open soon.
According to her, the presidential committee set up on the matter has completed its job and has recommended the reopening of the borders
The minister stated that the committee would soon submit its report to President Muhammadu Buhari.
It is expected that the president would make a formal pronouncement announcing the opening of the borders.