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2019 Nigeria’s election: Government closes land borders

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The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), has directed the closure of all Nigerian land borders with effect from Friday, Feb. 15 to Sunday, Feb. 17 due to the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, in Abuja.

Mr Muhammad said that there would be restriction of movements across the Nigerian borders during the election on the days announced.

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


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