The Nigeria Customs Service says no date has been fixed for the re-opening of Nigeria’s land borders with the neighbouring countries
The borders were shut last august to check the indiscriminate smuggling of goods and arms into Nigeria
A circular by the agency sent to the joint security forces policing the borders had fixed the January 31, 2020 date for the re-opening of the closed borders.
The circular dated November 1, was signed by the comptroller in-charge of enforcement of the Nigeria customs service, Victor Dimka.
But customs spokesman, Joseph Attah on sunday, says the circular only fixes January 31,2020 as the terminal date for the end of the ongoing exercise joint security agencies at the borders
The land borders, according to the customs spokesman will remain shut until the objectives of its closure is realized
The Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) has canvassed for a two year closure of the borders to solve Nigeria’s security challenges.