Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has criticised the ongoing border closure in the country and described it as a mere restriction on movement of people.
He has called on political office holders to review such decision.
He noted that the restriction has created bottle necks for individuals who want to travel from their countries to another. “if goods and services can be allowed to move from one continent to another why then is the movement of people restricted”.
Ayade said this on Saturday in Calabar while kick starting the 2019 Carnival Calabar cultural fiesta0. “If goods and services can move across the world, the world would be globalized, the extreme poverty reduced”
The Governor advocated for a reduction of wealth from extremely wealthy countries to those with…