How Border Closure affect Daura  – Buhari  


President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hinted of how the temporary closure of the country’s land borders is impacting negatively on commercial activities in his home town, Dauara.

“President Buhari acknowledged the hardship of border communities following the ban on sale of fuel at stations 20 kilometres to the border, a restriction that also saw to the closure of all fuel stations in his native home, Daura,” a statement by Buhari’s media aide, Mr Garba Shehu, quoted the President as saying when he received in audience a delegation of Katsina State Elders Forum who visited him in Duara, Katsina State.

The statement also reads in part: “The President said the country’s domestic fuel consumption had dropped by more than 30 per cent, following closure of land borders.”


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