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FG approves 7 national freight offices in border posts

By Favour Nnabugwu

Determined to address the ineffective border management in the country, the Federal government has approved the establishment of seven national freight offices to be located at strategic border posts of the nation.

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi said that the NFO would provide a one- stop- shop for the operations of various institutions and Agencies that man the Borders.

He stated, “Already, the NFO at Illela in Sokoto state is 70 percent completed while an effort is being made to begin the construction of NFO at Seme border, Badagry.”

The Minister at the 5th Conference of Borderless Alliance held in Cotonou, Benin yesterday, also noted that a National Single Window for easy movement of goods along the Economic


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