The Federal Government, has ordered the closure of all Nigeria’s land borders for the forthcoming general elections, scheduled for Saturday, 25th February,2023.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Isah Idris on Thursday, 23rd February, 2023.
It read;
The federal government has directed the total closure of all land borders effective from 00.00 hours on Saturday, 25th February,2023 to 00.00 hours Sunday, 26th February, 2023“.


He added that:
Accordingly, all command comptrollers especially those in the Border States are to ensure strict enforcement of this directive“.

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February 24, 2023