No Date For Reopening Land Borders – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has told a delegation of Katsina State Elders Forum that he doesn’t know when he intends to open the closed land borders.

President Muhammadu Buhari / ThisDaylive
President Muhammadu Buhari / ThisDaylive

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he had not given any date for the reopening of the land border until the situation improves.

The Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated this in a Facebook post same Monday.

According to Adesina, the president who spoke when he was receiving a delegation of Katsina State Elders Forum at his country home in Daura, also noted that the country’s domestic fuel consumption had dropped by more than 30 per cent, following closure of land borders.

He said, “President Buhari said he had not given any date for the reopening of the land border until the situation improves.

“President Buhari acknowledged the hardship of border communities following the ban on sale of fuel at stations 20 kilometres to the border, a restriction that also saw to the closure of all fuel stations in his native home, Daura,”

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