27 Sep SENATOR YAYI ADEOLA ADDRESSES CLOSURE OF BORDERS (PHOTOS/VIDEO)
Distinguished Senator Solomon Adeola has said that it is worrisome to witness businesses shutting down due to temporary closure at the borders.
He made the statement during a plenary session at the Senate while contributing to a motion moved by Senator Adamu Aliero (representing Kebbi).
The senator while speaking said he’s greatly perturbed for his people, the people Badagry who are closest to the border between Nigeria and the Benin Republic, he then declared the closure as a matter of urgency and importance and must be addressed immediately to avoid gross loss in the Nigeria market.
He vehemently advocated for a lasting solution as it is affecting businesses across the country.
He also called on appropriate agencies to take immediate actions in tackling smuggling and other related issues which is the top cause of the closure.
Contribution to Senator Adamu Aliero(Kebbi) on FG Closure of Borders where I advocated for PERMANENT solution to smuggling and others issues that led to the temporary closure. @NGRSenate @thecableng @MBuhari @Ebiwali_ @ksayankee @fkeyamo @PremiumTimesng @CustomsNG @Baaroyin pic.twitter.com/JTd0dBKmZc
— Solomon O. Adeola (@YAYIAdeola) September 25, 2019
Earlier the Senator was pictured with the immediate Past Deputy senate president, Distinguished Senator Ike Ekweremadu, thereafter he met with his successor Distinguished Senator Teslim Folarin, the new Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Adeola was appointed as the chairman senate committee on Local Content after he won the 2015 Senatorial Election, He chaired the committee with memorable values and growth and as a result the senator continues as a member of the committee and was named Grand Patron.
Senator Adeola is currently the chairman senate committee on Finance, and member of appropriation, Aviation, Health(Secondary/Tertiary) Institutions, Local Content, Science and Technology, and Inter-Parliamentary Affairs.
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