Purported U.S. travel ban on Nigeria, ill conceived — Lai Mohammed

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Alhaji Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says the speculated plan by the U.S. to add Nigeria to its existing list of visa travel ban countries is ill conceived.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Monday in London during an interview session with Reuters News Agency.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister is in London to officially engage with international media and other think tank.
According to Mohammed although the report is speculative, but if it turns out to be true the government will respond comprehensively.

“On the issue of the travel ban our position is that it is still speculative because we are yet to be communicated. When we are communicated we will respond comprehensively.

“However, in our view it was not well thought out but based largely on negative narratives spread by naysayers.

“I know that we are working very well with our neighbours to ensure that terrorism is addressed. We are working with…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper