Nigeria expands visa-on-arrival counters – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)


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By Solomon Asowata

As part of measures to ease the processing of foreigners coming the Nigeria, the Immigration Service (NIS) has expanded its Visa-on-Arrival counters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two visa on arrival counters at the “D” and “E” Wings of the airport were expanded following approval by the Comptroller General of the NIS, Mr Mohammed Babandede.

A top official of the NIS told NAN on Tuesday on the condition of anonymity that the move had increased the capacity of the service to process visas for foreigners coming into the country.

The source said : “As you can see, we have expanded our offices at the “D and E ” Wings to accommodate the high number of foreigners arriving the country who have approvals to be issued visas.

“Sometimes, we have two or more international flights arriving simultaneously and the existing counters can not accommodate foreigners…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria