House of Representatives members appeal to President to reopen the land borders


Two members of the House of Representatives yesterday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen the land borders for the people.

The members, Honourables Mohammed Kazaure representing Kazaure/Roni Federal Constituency of Jigawa State and Sam Onuigbo representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North and South Federal Constituency of Abia made the appeal in separate briefings in Abuja.

Briefing Journalists, Kazaure said that a lot of goods belonging to Nigerians arriving the country before the closure of the borders had been trapped at the borders. He said that most of the goods imported with loans were perishable, stressing that the owners would lose significantly.