The United States, Canadian and Taiwanese governments have alerted their nationals on non-important trip to Nigeria, observing boosted terrorist strikes in the North-East.
On Thursday, Protection was boosted around foreign missions in Abuja.
A couple of days back, the USA Consular office and its Canadian equal– in their travel advisories updates– recommended their residents to avoid all but vital travel to particular components of Nigeria.
According to Focus Channel report on Thursday, Taiwan advised its nationals to prevent non-important tour to Nigeria, especially in the course of the coming week. The Taiwanese government mentioned worry of an extra terror attack on Abuja, Nigeria’s capital for its safety alert.
The US Department of State warned that terrorists could extend their activities to the “country’s middle and Southern states”.
The advisory reads “The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria, particularly during the holiday season, and continues to recommend that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to the following states because of the risk of kidnappings, robberies, and other armed attacks – Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Plateau, Gombe, Yobe, Kaduna, Bauchi, Borno, and Kano states.
“The Department also warns against travel to the Gulf of Guinea because of the threat of piracy. Based on safety and security risk assessments, the Embassy has placed further restrictions for travel by US officials to all Northern Nigerian states (in addition to those listed above); officials must receive advance clearance by the US Mission for travel as being mission-essential.