Canada Warns Citizens Travelling To Nigeria


Canada Warns Citizens Travelling To Nigeria.

The Canadian government has issued warning to its citizens against non-essential travel to Nigeria over insecurity.

In a travel advisory addressed to its citizens, the country advised its citizens already in Nigeria to avoid traveling to states like Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara and Plateau states, Delta , Borno etc.

The Canadian authorities state that there was kidnapping, inter-community clashes, terrorism

The travel advisory read;

 “Avoid non-essential travel to Nigeria due to the unpredictable security situation throughout the country and the significant risk of terrorism, crime, inter-communal clashes, armed attacks and kidnappings.

 “Avoid all travel to the following regions due to the risk of terrorism, armed attacks, kidnapping, intercommunal and sectarian violence: The north-western states of Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara, the north-central state of Plateau; the north-eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa and Yobe; the Niger Delta states of Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers (with the exception of Rivers’ capital city, Port Harcourt, where we advise against non-essential travel).

“The decision to travel is your choice and you are responsible for your personal safety abroad.”

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