Buhari to visit Seme Border on Tuesday

President Patrice Talon of the Republic of Benin and President Muhammadu Buhari shortly before addressing a joint news conference at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. PHOTO: STATE HOUSE

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will Tuesday perform the official hand over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry to his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon.

This was disclosed on Sunday in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State governor Habib Aruna

“President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon will on Tuesday perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry,” Aruna said.

“Already, all necessary security and logistic arrangements have been firmed up by the State Government in partnership with relevant federal government agencies,” he added.

Aruna further stated that all necessary arrangements to ensure “hitch-free unveiling ceremony had been firmed up.”

“To this effect, the Lagos State Government is soliciting the usual support and cooperation of residents throughout the visit,” he said.

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