BREAKING; UK Government opens another Visa office in Nigeria

BREAKING; UK Government opens another Visa office in Nigeria
The Enugu state government has lauded the United Kingdom for setting up a visa centre in the state to facilitate applications by residents in the state and South-East zone.
The commendation is contained in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof Chidiebere Onyia, on Monday in Enugu.

According to the statement, the establishment of the visa centre was part of requests made by by Gov. Peter Mbah’ during a visit of the UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Richard Montgomery, to the Government House, Enugu, in June.

The state government said it received the news of the visa centre with delight and satisfaction, stressing that it would further enhance economic partnership and cultural exchanges between Enugu State and the United Kingdom.

“The Enugu State Government looks forward to a strong, mutually-beneficial relations with the UK, as the visa centre would help cement the relationship.

“The government calls on the people, especially those residing in the South-East, to avail themselves of the opportunity provided to file their visa applications in the state,” the statement said.

It added that government would ensure improved security both to residents and visitors carrying on businesses in the state.

It further reiterated that the state was open for business and investment. (NAN)

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