British High Commission refutes claims of student, work, family visa suspension


British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing

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By Victoria Ojeme with  agency reports

The British High Commission yesterday issued a statement refuting claims that the United Kingdom has suspended student, work and family visas for Nigerian applicants.

In a statement signed by the Press & Public Affairs Officer, Ndidiamaka Eze, the high commission clarified that it was due to the crisis in Ukraine that it decided to temporarily suspend its priority visa service.

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The statement read: “Following the statement issued by the British High Commission in Nigeria on March 15 ‘temporary suspension of priority visas for student work and family…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper