The UK has warned its citizens against traveling to some states in Federal Republic of Nigeria for reasons together with insecurity, health challenges.
The country asked its citizens to demand adequate security if they need to travel to the affected areas – the united kingdom government stressed that attacks in a number of the states became high and frequent The UK has issued travel information to its citizens visiting the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
It mentioned twenty one states within the West African nation to avoid. Through its foreign and commonwealth workplace, the united kingdom aforesaid the information within the twenty-one Nigerian states followed problems with insecurity together with Boko Haram in the north east, armed plundering within the north west and combativeness in the south south.
The UK listed the Nigerian states as: –
riverine areas of Delta,
Akwa Ibom and Cross River states –
within 20km of the border with Niger in Zamfara state The FCO advise against all but essential travel to:
within 20km of the border with Niger in Sokoto and Kebbi states –
non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers state – Abia state
It also relied on associate earlier report of hemorrhagic fever occurrences in some states yet as its earlier warning that Federal Republic of Nigeria is liable to Zika virus.
“Terrorists are terribly probably to undertake to hold out attacks in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Most attacks occur within the north east, significantly in Borno (including central city and on access routes connecting the town to different major cities and along the Niger border, together within Damasak), Yobe, together with the jap LGAs bordering Borno state each north and south of the Damaturu road), and Adamawa states,” the united kingdom aforesaid. It added that there has additionally been important attacks in Gombe, Kano, Kaduna, Jos and Bauchi states and within the federal capital, Abuja, whereas stressing that the attacks across jap Yobe and Borno state is high.
Besides the capital of Nigeria, different major cities and cities stay significantly in danger, together with Kano and Kaduna. “There’s a high threat of seizing throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Kidnaps is driven by criminalism or terrorist act, and will be meted out for money or political gain,” it emphasized mentioning the Niger Delta region and Kogi state as examples. It warned those embarking on journeys to the affected areas or operating there to confirm they demand for adequate security.