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Abuja US embassy temporarily stops Consular Services

The United States Embassy in Abuja has temporary suspended its Consular services.
In a statement emailed to Apex News Wednesday from the Information Office, Public Affairs Section of the embassy in Abuja, it stated that “due to reasons beyond our control we are temporarily unable to provide regular services for visa and American Citizen Services in Abuja.”
It however pointed out that other offices within the Embassy remain open and consular functions at its Consulate in Lagos are not affected and will continue.
According to the statement, until further notice, applicants are encouraged to contact the Consular Office in Lagos for immediate emergency travel.
The embassy also advised that applicants should monitor its Facebook and webpage for updates on consular operations.
Also, the statement pointed out that scheduled visa and ACS applicants for Abuja will be contacted for rescheduling.
It said American citizens in the north 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.

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