The United Kingdom has called off applications in its visa application centers in Nigeria following the crisis arising from #EndSARS protests across the country.
The UK made this known in a statement on its website.
The statement was titled, ‘Important: Closure of our Visa application center’.
The statement read, “Due to the ongoing protest in Nigeria and for the safety of both staff and applicants, our Nigeria centers will be closed for 48 hours at a minimum.
“For applicants with booked appointments within this period, please you will need to reschedule your appointment for next week, from 26th October 2020.
“We will continue to post regular updates on this page, so please keep checking back for the latest information on reopening.
Update on UK Visa Application Centres:
Our TLS contact Visa Application Centres in Nigeria are currently closed.
For further updates on the closures please visit:
Victoria Island: https://t.co/B17AtE4kqv
— UK in Nigeria?? (@UKinNigeria) October 21, 2020