Smuggling: Buhari Says Borders Closure Yielding Positive Results
Smuggling: Buhari Says Borders Closure Yielding Positive Results

President Muhammadu Buhari says the closure of Nigerian land borders for a limited period due to massive smuggling is already yielding positive result for the economy.

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

The President stated this when he received a delegation from the Nigerian Association for Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA in Abuja.

The delegation also comprised of the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry and representatives of the Organised Private Sector, OPS.

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Buhari said that the closure was necessitated by the lack of adherence to the business ideals by various stakeholders which was detrimental to the country and its people.

In her remarks, NACCIMA and OPS President, Saratu Aliyu, commended the recent decision by the President to constitute a new economic team to steer the Nigerian economy on the path of sustainable growth.