The US has introduced plans to recommence visa interviews and different consular companies in Nigeria.
The U.S. Consulate Normal in Lagos gave the trace on the unveiling of its expanded pavilion.
Claire Pierangelo, the Consul Normal, famous that the renovated pavilion will present a brand new protected area for visa candidates to socially distance whereas ready for his or her appointment.
She assured the consulate is working onerous to reschedule the visa candidates that had been affected by the pandemic.
Pierangelo mentioned the consular buyer expertise is repeatedly improved on, as Nigerians’ major interplay with the consulate is thru the part.
Liliane Hudspeth, the Consular Chief, defined that the brand new pavilion provides guests a bigger, extra comfy coated ready space, safety from solar, rain, in addition to a fantastic view of the Lagos lagoon.
“We’ve got put in place security measures that not solely defend our visa candidates but additionally consular workers who serve these candidates,” Hudspeth mentioned.
William Bridgeland, the Administration Officer, lauded the cooperation between the U.S. Consulate Facility Upkeep group and the native Nigerian development contractor.
The U.S. Consulate Normal Lagos is likely one of the busiest consular sections in sub-Saharan Africa.
The consulate obtained a median of 1,000 visa and American Citizen Providers clients per day, previous to the COVID-19 pandemic.
US to restart visa interviews in Nigeria