Border Closure: FG delegation hits Nigerian border with Niger


A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.

The team known as the Presidential Committee on Border Closure arrived the Shehu Umaru Yar’ Adua Airport at about 9.15 a.m. and proceeded to Nigeria’s Magama Jibia border with the Republic of Niger. On the committee were the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba and Minster of State Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum.

The delegation is expected to inspect the border and ascertain compliance on the closure, while the Minister will speak to journalists on the findings.


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