Border closure: We’re dying – Ogun communities cry out



Traditional rulers and residents of border communities in Ogun State on Thursday, cried out to President Muhammadu Buhari, over their worsening plights with the closure of the borders, saying “the policy is killing” them.

Six traditional rulers, including the Onihunbo of Ihunbo Kingdom, Oba Joseph Adesiyan; a historian; Prof. Anthony Asiwaju, and scores of residents from over a dozen communities, said evacuation of farm produce, and poultry products by local farmers have become impossible as overzealous border task force involved in the ‘Operation Swift Response’ allegedly harass them under the guise that farm produce were smuggled items.

Addressing a press conference in Abeokuta, the state capital, the leaders of the border communities under the aegis of Ogun West…



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