Elections: FG Orders Closure Of ALL Land Borders

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The federal government has ordered the closure of all land borders ahead of the general election.

The presidential and national assembly elections have been fixed for February 25.

In a statement on Thursday by Tony Akuneme, spokesperson of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Isah Jere, the NIS comptroller-general, said the border closure will last for 24 hours on election day.

Elections: FG Orders Closure Of ALL Land Borders

The closure will be effective from 12am on Saturday to 12am on Sunday.

“Accordingly, all command comptrollers especially those in the border states are to ensure strict enforcement of this directive,” he added.