Presidency reacts, sets up committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has established a committee to study and address the updated requirements by the U.S. government, after Nigeria was added to countries with temporary restrictions into its country.

The committee will work with the U.S government, INTERPOL, and other stakeholders to ensure all updates are properly implemented.

On January 31, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a temporary travel restriction on six countries, including Nigeria. The proclamation, signed by President Donald Trump on Friday, is expected to take effect on February 22.

In a statement signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity on February 1, the president “has established a committee, to be chaired by the Hon. Minister of Interior, to…

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