President Buhari today December 11th, announced that Nigeria will commence issuance of visa on arrival for all persons holding passports of African countries.
According to presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, President Buhari made this known when he spoke at the opening session of ASWAN forum currently holding in Egypt.
According to PresideNt Buhari, the Visa on Arrival will take effect from 2020.
Ambassador Ahmed Awad, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia who was at the Aswan Forum also confirmed this in a tweet.
He said, “I wish to profoundly commend President @MBuhari of #Nigeria who just announced at the Aswan Forum complete visa exemption for all Africans.
“Starting January 2020, Africans will be able to arrive in Nigeria without visas.
“It’s such an exemplary decision. Thanks your Excellency.”