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Africans Will Enter Nigeria Without Visa In 2020 – Official

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Africans Will Enter Nigeria Without Visa In 2020 – Official

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that nationals of all African countries can now enter Nigeria without a visa.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Ahmed Awad disclosed that president Buhari said this during the Aswan Forum in Egypt.

Awad who took to his verified twitter handle to commend the president, wrote: “I wish to profoundly commend President @MBuhari of #Nigeria who just announced at the Aswan Forum complete visa exemption for all Africans. Starting January 2020 Africans will be able to arrive in Nigeria without visas. It’s such an exemplary decision. Thanks your Excellency”.

Thelagostimes had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, accompanied by Governors Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa; Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State on Tuesday left Abuja to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.”

The forum which is scheduled to hold from December the 11th to the 12th is an initiative to address the interconnections between peace and development in Africa while promoting Africa-led solutions through strengthening policies and practices.

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Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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