Visa Ban On Nigerian Travelers Lifted As Tinubu Seals Deal With United Arab Emirates

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Information reaching our News desk from the State House Abuja has it that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and President of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday in Abu Dhabi, sealed a historic agreement, which has resulted in the immediate cessation of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travelers.

Both Etihad Airlines and Emirates Airlines are to immediately resume flight schedules into and out of Nigeria, without any further delay. This is commendable to note as Nigerians have reacted positively to the ban lifting abroad.

The immediate restoration of flight activity, through these two airlines and between the two countries, does not involve any immediate payment by the Nigerian government. This was part of the terms encapsulated in the agreement sealed between the two Heads of State.

Proposals presented by President Tinubu to his counterpart was an agreed framework which has been established in recognition of President Tinubu’s economic development diplomacy drive.

The framework is said to involve several billions of U.S. dollars worth of new investments into the Nigerian economy across multiple sectors, including defense, agriculture and others, by the investment arms of the Government of the United Arab Emirates.

Nigeria’s President was pleased to have successfully negotiated a joint, new foreign exchange liquidity programme between the two Governments, which will be announced in detail in the coming weeks, as gathered by 9News Nigeria.

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While the deal was sealed , President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR commended the UAE President, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for his unalloyed friendship and his determined effort to join hands with him to fully normalize and reset to excellence, the standard of relations between the two countries.

Having secured such a trademark business with the UAE government, President Tinubu was pleased with the immediate lifting of Visa Ban on Nigerian travellers.

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