The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has on Wednesday, said that Nigeria’s land borders which have been closed since August 2019, may be reopened soon, Page 36 learnt.
She gave the indication during an interview with State House Correspondents, after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister stated that the Presidential Committee set up on the matter has completed its job, and has recommended for the reopening of the borders.
She said that the Committee would soon submit its report to President Buhari, following which a formal pronouncement would be made on the matter.
The Minister did not however, disclose when the report will be submitted, and how soon the land borders will be reopened.
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