Hundreds of trucks blocked at Benin-Niger border
More than a hundred trucks bound for Niger are blocked in Malanville, the border town between Benin and Niger, following the coup.
The blockage has been going on for over a week, with Benin having closed its border with Niger in accordance with one of the decisions taken by the ECOWAS. Transporters in the border town lament they have been hard hit.
“When you’re parked like that, the validity of the insurance runs out every day, the technical inspection too, the papers are running out. Let’s not even talk about the food here. How much are you going to eat in two weeks?” lament drivers.