Governorship Election: Government Orders Closure Of Borders
The Nigerian government has closed all borders ahead of Saturday's Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
It was ordered by the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. (retd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday.
He says the closure is with effect from Friday, March 8, at noon to Sunday, March 10, at noon.
Also, the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Muhammad Babandede, announced this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
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This, he said, was to restrict movements across the borders on the election days.
“The public is to take note and ensure compliance,” Babandede said
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