- The federal government under the leadership of President Muhammadu has continued to receive kudos and knocks for the partial border closure
- A former military Head of State and ex president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo commended the President on the border closure policy
Some economists have argued that the policy is good for Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
In 2018, Nigeria ranked number one among the top 10 African countries with the highest GDP.
List of the Top 10 GDP of African Countries (World ranking), 2018
- 🇳🇬Nigeria (31)
- 🇿🇦South Africa (32)
- 🇪🇬Egypt (45)
- 🇩🇿Algeria (54)
- 🇲🇦Morocco (60)
- 🇦🇴Angola (61)
- 🇰🇪Kenya (67)
- 🇪🇹Ethiopia (68)
- 🇹🇿Tanzania (81)
- 🇬🇭Ghana (85)