Federal Government order closure of land borders in few States ahead of March 23 Supplementary elections


The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) has ordered the closure of the land borders of Adamawa, Benue and Sokoto States with effect from 12 noon on Friday March 22 to 12: 00 noon of Sunday, March 24, 2019.

Dambazau said the development is to restrict movements across the borders of the affected states during the election days.

This was also confirmed in a statement in Abuja by the Comptroller General (CG), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede.