Border communities’ boss speaks on ‘worrisome’ smuggling, insecurity in nation’s borders

Executive Secretary of the Border Community Development Agency, (BCDA) Captain Junaid Abdullahi on Friday in Abuja said, smuggling and all forms of cross border crimes would be minimal if government invests in border agency.

Speaking with DAILY POST, he said that the the economy of the border communities strive on smuggling, noting that it is in Nigeria’s interest to boost the economies of the border communities.

He stated that the agency is striving to make border communities to be at par in terms of development with neighbouring communities across the border and discourage smuggling, hence, there was need for improved funding.

It would be recalled that Senator Suleiman Sadiq (kwara North) Senatorial district on Wednesday at the plenary of the Senate sponsored a motion on…

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