From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse
A platform of Patriots popularly known as ‘Save Nigeria Now’ called for the removal of border obstacles for healthy business environment in Africa.
The called was made by the coordinator of Save Nigeria Now Comrade Maryam Ibrahim, while briefing news men during a one day workshop to celebrate African libration week in Jigawa state.
She explained that, the 2023 African Liberation week campaign is on borderless Africa organized by Save Nigeria now in collaboration with Jigawa State ministry of Commerce Supported by Africans Rising.
According to her, the campaign that comprised civil society organizations, Union and other relevant stakeholders from Government and private institution have been mobilized by Africans Rising which brings about over 500 actions and events across the continent and the diaspora.
“As such, as we celebrate our diversity and shared heritage let us remember that our strength is in our unity by fostering a Spirit of collaboration and breaking-down the barriers that divide us, we can create a brighter future for all Africans”, Maryam said.
She then call on all relevant stakeholders holder to yearn their voice for Free movement of persons in Cognisance of the laws of Host member state, with provision of effective measures to prevent situations.
While making his presentation at the workshop, the director tourism Mahmud Isah Ringim called for the formation of common African economic and foreign policy with emphasis on free visa to all Africans and establishment of common African currency.
Also presenting his paper, the spokesperson Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps CSC Abdullahi Adamu Shehu said for a healthy borderless Africa some crucial security roles must be put into consideration.
CSC Adamu Shehu identified some of the roles as collaboration/synergy and information sharing in border security management and providing actionable solution on security threats in Africa.
On their part, the Nigeria Immigration service Jigawa state command said, Africa has come to an age in terms of human and soci-economic development despite being classified as third world, but the arrangement in technology and global village and ready to move interm of advancement generation.