Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed
Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria’s land borders to be reopened soon – Minister

NEWS DIGEST – The Federal Government has declared the land borders would be reopened soon.

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, gave this indication during an interview with State House correspondents on Wednesday.

Ahmed said the presidential committee set up on the matter has completed its job and has recommended the reopening of the borders.

She said the committee would soon submit its report to the President Muhammadu 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.