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Idiroko border remains shut – Customs - Idiroko border remains shut – Customs

Idiroko border remains shut – Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun 1 Space Command, has mentioned the Idiroko worldwide border stays shut.

Idiroko border in Ipokia Native Authorities space of Ogun State is linking Nigeria to Benin Republic, by way of Igolo.

Earlier than the closure of the nation’s land borders in 2019 by the Federal Authorities, the border was a beehive of actions.

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DAILY POST stories that the realm has since grow to be desolate, dry and abandoned, having unfavourable results on folks whose livelihoods rely on actions on the border.

In December 16, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the reopening of 4 land borders throughout the nation.

Nevertheless, DAILY POST stories that the Idiroko border has remained underneath lock and key whilst of January 14, 2021.

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Talking with our correspondent, the spokesman of the NCS in Ogun State, Ahmed Oloyede mentioned the border has not been reopened.

Oloyede mentioned the command has not acquired any directive from its headquarters to reopen the borders in Ogun.

He burdened that there has not been any approval for the motion of products throughout the Ogun border.

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“There isn’t a directive from our headquarters suggesting the reopening of the border.

“For now, you can’t see any motion out and in, and if that doesn’t occur, underneath customs management, the borders nonetheless stay shut,” Oloyede informed DAILY POST.

Idiroko border stays shut – Customs

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