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FG, US in closed door meeting over visa ban issue


By Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja

The Federal Government and the United States are locked in a closed door meeting over visa ban on some categories of Nigerians.

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.

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The meeting it was learnt started at 11am.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama is head of Nigeria’s delegation to the meeting while the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard leads the US delegation.

They are expected to brief the media immediately after the meeting.

Details later…

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