US embassy in Nigeria to reduce public operations over insecurity

The US Embassy in Abuja will suspend public operations in the country from July 16 to July 23.

The embassy claimed the decision was made for security concerns and that the services that will be affected include ordinary American citizen services and the education advice center.

The statement read; 

“The U.S. Embassy in Abuja will be reducing public operations effective Friday, July 16 through Friday, July 23 as a security precaution. 

“July 20 and July 21 are local holidays and the Embassy is scheduled to be closed to the public on those days. The Embassy plans to resume full public operations on Monday, July 26.

“Services affected include routine American citizen services, visas, and the Education Advising Center.

“U.S. Citizens who experience an emergency may contact the duty officer through the Embassy switchboard on +234 (9) 461-4000, then press zero.”

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