Buhari Launches Nigeria’s New Visa Policy Allowing Africans To Obtain Visa At Airports – Complete News

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Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari today officially presented Nigeria’s Visa policy at the Statehouse, Abuja.

The President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on his verified Twitter handle announced the new policy .

According to him, the policy expected to “boost economic activities in the areas of tourism, aviation, entertainment, commerce and other areas where Nigeria has a comparative advantage over other African countries”.

A key provision of the policy is the opportunity it gives to Africans visiting Nigeria to obtain their visas on arrival at the country’s four international airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Kano.