The Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, has revealed that following the directives from President Muhammadu Buhari, four land borders have been reopened.
Recall that after the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday in Abuja, the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has announced the reopening of four land borders immediately.
However, the NIS Public Relations Officer, Mr. Sunday James, stated that the service has complied with the FG’s directives and has reopened four land borders, NAN reports in Abuja on Friday.
“In compliance with the directive of the Federal Government, the following four land borders have been reopened.
“The borders are; Seme in South-West, Illela in the North-West, Maigatari in the North-West and North-East and Mfum, South-South respectively.
“Also, the Comptroller General of NIS has directed the head of the service formation at these borders posts to comply and remove restrictions of human movement.
“The head of the service formation at these borders have equally been instructed to avoid unethical practices and unprofessional conducts.
“All persons entering or exiting the country must hold a valid travel document as prescribed in the immigration Act 2015 and to observe COVID-19 protocols.
“Lastly, we advise that all travelers to pass through only these four designated authorized borders posts pending the reopening of others,” the statement said.
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