BUHARI SAYS BORDER CLOSURE IS PUNISHMENT TO NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES

, Magazine

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed the partial border closure as punishment on neighbouring countries.

He made this statement to a group of Nigerians community in the United Kingdom and according to him; this directive was done to strengthen the nation’s security and economy.

“It is common sense that you can only run the country if it is secured and that the country has not done badly in the North East”, the President said.

The President mentioned that the closure has significantly bolstered the agriculture sector has farmers didn’t have to worry about illegal farm produce smuggled into the country.