The United States Embassy has stated that the suspension of services at the Abuja Consulate is due to reasons beyond their control.

According to an update to the earlier statement on the suspension of services at the Abuja office, made available on its website, regular services for visas and American citizenship would remain temporary unavailable for now.

The statement read in part: “Due to reasons beyond our control we are temporarily unable to provide regular services for visas and American Citizen Services in Abuja, but other offices within the Embassy remain open.  Please note that consular functions at the U.S. Consulate Lagos are not affected and will continue.”

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