Nigeria to reopen land borders soon, says Finance Minister

The Federal Government yesterday gave an indication of reopening Nigerian borders which were closed since August  last year.

Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, who disclosed this during a roundtable discussion  at the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES #26), said that a committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari had  done an assessment of the gains of the closure and had recommended to the president to reopen the borders. In view of the recommendation, she was optimistic that the president would act on the recommendation soon.

Although,  the minister did not give the date of the reopening, she, however, gave assurance that the borders would be reopened soon.




About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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