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We Closed Border Partially To End Smuggling – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari

The president said the reason behind the closure was to put an end to the smuggling act, which is a threat to the massive progress its administration agricultural policy had achieved.

He said, our people in the rural settlement are working tirelessly on their farms to produce these crops which have helped the country to save a lot of money, that could have been used in importing rice and other foods, on these note, we won’t permit any further smuggling of food item into the country to continue. 

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The border closure is for a short period, to allow the security personnel strategize on how to prevent any threaten affairs and smuggling. 

The president also promised to meet with the neighbouring president to see how they could put an end to this together and strengthening the bond between them. 

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