Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Shehu Sani Blast Buhari For Shutting Down Border

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Senator Shehu Sani, the lawmaker representing Kaduna central at the Upper chamber of the National Assembly, has slammed the Buhari-led Federal Government of Nigeria for closing the country’s borders over rice smuggling.
The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe, revealed the government’s plan to shut the border on Monday, while speaking in a conference with a group called Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI).

He said land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country will be shut in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
Reacting to the decision the border via his verified Twitter handle. He said: “It’s wrong to shut down the land borders ‘because of rice smuggling. Our layers of security operatives should be able to combat or prevent smuggling without suffocating legitimate businesses and stifling border communities.”

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