US Embassy Services in Abuja Suspended Indefinitely
The United states of America (US) Embassy in Abuja has suspended forthwith all its services including visa and american citizen services, according to the US Government.
The announcement was made on its website. It however stressed that Consular services in its Lagos consulate are not affected by the directive.
The statement reads in part,
“American citizens in northern Nigeria with emergency services needs should continue to contact the after-hours emergency number for Abuja at 09461-4000 and press “0” to go to the operator to request assistance.
American citizens in northern Nigeria with urgent travel needs who are travelling before Tuesday and who are willing to re-schedule their travel through Lagos should contact the ACS office at Consulate Lagos ( 01460 3400 and LagosACS@state.gov) to discuss their options. Those travelling after Tuesday should follow up with Abuja ACS to confirm their appointments closer to their appointment date.”
Update: The Embassy has resumed its services