Benin-Nigeria boarder closure causing economic crisis

Farmers and traders are distressed after Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari closed all neighbouring borders around the country with a plan to end Nigeria’s economic dependence on oil, by developing domestic agriculture and industry.

The border closure means Nigeria is choked off from supplies until the next harvest by local farmers.

“These tomatoes are rotting in the field because the border is closed and our customers have stopped coming to buy them. Everything rotted in the field and this…

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