FG closes borders for election

The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), has directed the closure of all Nigerian land borders with effect from Friday February 15 to Sunday February 17 for the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.
A press statement issued by the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, in Abuja on Thursday said that there would be restriction of movements across the Nigerian borders during the election on the days announced.
He said: “The public is to take note and ensure compliance.”