Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has condemned the closure of Nigerian borders as he states that it implies going against the treaties of AU and Ecowas.
The former lawmaker explained that the directive to close the border by the federal government violates the protocols of Ecowas and AU.
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Hence, he expressed that Nigeria has to renegotiate her membership in those organizations or withdraw.
See his post below:
Whatever is the economic importance or exigencies of land border closure,it openly violates the Ecowas protocols & stand against d AU AfCFTA agreement we https://t.co/WWHXP40Cuh legitimize our act,we must renegotiate our participation or withdraw.For now, we are acting in breach.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) October 15, 2019