FG extends border closure till January


The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the first phase of the border closure exercise, otherwise codenamed ‘Ex-Swift Response’ till the 31st of January, 2020.

Disclosing this to the Nigerian Tribune exclusively at the weekend, Spokesman of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) who is also the Spokesman for the Ex-Swift Response team, Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Joseph Attah, stated that only the deadline for the first phase of the operation has been extended till 31st of January, 2020; that this does not signal the end of the operation.

According to Joseph Attah, “An internal memo was issued to all field officers on the Ex-Swift Response operation, informing them that the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune