Why Nigerian Embassy in Canada Suspends Operation

Why Nigerian Embassy in Canada Suspends Operation


The  Nigerian High Commission in Ottawa, Canada has shut down after a feminine workers member was held hostage and subjected to bodily abuse.

According to a statement on its web site, the commission mentioned it has additionally suspended its varied actions indefinitely because of the assault which occurred on August 14. It added that the assault was carried out by a gaggle who confirmed up on the excessive fee and refused to permit embassy workers members to take care of those that had appointments.

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“This kind of conduct is considered unnecessarily hostile and totally unacceptable and no embassy would tolerate conduct that puts the lives of its staff members at risk,” it mentioned.

“We are closing down the embassy and we shall be considering ways to make our premises more secure and less susceptible to unruly behaviour and violent mob action.”

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It additionally mentioned the closure of the air space has impaired the transportation of passport booklets into the nation.

”For people making an attempt to resume work and study permits, the fee requested them to use for renewals on-line. At the suitable time, candidates can be requested to submit acceptable documentation,” the fee mentioned.

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“If you do not have a valid passport when this happens you may ask for a 90 day grace period which would be granted.

“Nigerian citizens whose study or work permits have expired since March 2020 and who do not have a valid passport have a grace period that lasts until December 31st 2020. By this time we expect to have resolved some of the challenging issues that COVID-19 has created.”

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