FG Closes Land Borders For Election


FG Closes Land Borders For Election

Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), Minister of Interior, has directed the closure of all Nigerian land borders with effect from today, February 15 to Sunday, February 17 for the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.

A press statement issued by Mr Muhammad Babandede, the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in Abuja on Thursday said that there would be the restriction of movements across the Nigerian borders during the election on the days announced.

“The public is to take note and ensure compliance,’’ he said.


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