Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Again, Nigeria closes borders for elections

Again, Nigeria closes borders for elections

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau has ordered the closure of Nigerian borders for the Saturday Governorship and State Assembly elections.

This is with effect from Friday, March 8,  at noon to Sunday, March 10, at noon.

Comptroler General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede announced this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.

This, he said, is to restrict movements across the borders during the election days.

“The public is to take note and ensure compliance,” Babandede said.

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