All Nigerian land borders will be shut with effect from 12:00 noon on Friday, February 22 to 12:00 noon of Sunday, February 24, 2019 for Saturdays Presidential and National Assembly elections.
According to a statement issued by the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede this Thursday.
He said, “Further to the presidential election taking place on February 23, the Honourable Minister of Interior has directed the closure of all Nigeria land borders with effect from 12:00 noon of Friday February 22 to 12:00 noon of Sunday February 24, 2019.
This is to restrict movements across the borders during the election days. The public is to take note and ensure compliance,” he said.