No travel ban on Nigerians – US envoy
The United States said Nigerians are not banned from entering the country.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria , Ambassador W. Stuart Symington who said this yesterday during a press briefing in Abuja, stated that the US holds Nigeria in high esteem and would not ban its citizens from coming to the US. The connection between our two countries has been strong and will continue to be strong .
He refuted the claim that Nigeria visa status has been reduce to one year. He said that nothing has really changed in the Visa policy for Nigeria, stressing that the two years multiple entry status is still valid for Nigerians.
He said U.S will not discriminate against any Nigerian based on religion or tribe. He also said the in event of any visa denial to any individual it should not be constricted to discrimination.