“UAE confirmed that they will begin issuance of visas from 8th of October 2020″ – Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika

According to Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would begin issuance of visas to Nigerians starting from Thursday, October 8, 2020.

Recall that Sirika announced on September 30, that the UAE had written to say that they agree to issue visas to Nigerians, a development that led to the Federal Government lifting the ban it placed on Emirates Airlines.

Nigeria Minister for Aviation have confirmed that the UAE has agreed to lift the ban as was quoted in an update on Wednesday on his official twitter handle where he confirmed that the Arab nation had confirmed that it would start issuing visas to Nigerians.

His tweet reads:

“UAE confirmed that they will begin issuance of visas from 8th of October 2020.

“Travelers to have a return ticket, hotel booking, negative PCR result and a health insurance (similar to Schengen requirement).

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“Health insurance can be paid through travel agents/airline.”

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