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US embassy to reduce public operations effective Friday – Abuja


The United States Mission to Nigeria has said that public operations in its embassy in Abuja will be reduced effective Friday, July 16 through Friday, July 23.

In a statement on its Facebook page, the Mission cited security precautions as the reason for the decision.

The statement titled, ‘Event: Temporary Reduction in Public Services,’ said full operations will resume on July 26.

It 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.

“US 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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