FG, US in closed-door meeting over visa ban on election riggers

FG meets US in Abuja over visa ban

The Federal Government and the United States are presently in a closed-door meeting over the visa ban on some prominent Nigerians, Daily Times has learnt.

The meeting, which is ongoing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is expected to provide the country the opportunity to brief the US government on steps taken so far to resolve the issues.

The Nigerian delegation to lead the visa ban discussion is headed by the Permanent Secretary, MFA, Amb. Mustapha Sulaiman, while the American side is headed by the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard.

Also in attendance is the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, and senior officials from relevant ministries, departments, and agencies.

Details later…

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