President Buhari arrives Lagos for hand-over of new ECOWAS border Post
President Buhari has arrived Lagos for the official handover of the new ECOWAS border Posts at Badagry area of the State.
President Buhari was received at the presidential wing of the Lagos airport on arrival by Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and he is expected to perform the official opening of ECOWAS Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry with his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon.
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The border facility is to be jointly operated by Nigeria and Benin Republic, with increased hopes of smoother trade across West Africa and with third party countries. In a press statement signed by Assistant Superintendent of Customs Saidu Nuruddeen Abdullahi, for the Public Relations Officer, the Customs Area Controller assures that the Joint Border Post will serve as a platform that will simplify Customs procedures while increasing cooperation, collaboration, coordination and harmonious working relationships at the border post.