UAE denies cancelling three months tourist visa for Nigerian passport holders

The rumour was circulated two days ago that the UAE government took the decision following the robbery operation by five Nigerian men in Dubai.

UAE statement on suspending visa for Nigerians

UAE's statement on suspending visa for Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Nigeria has denied the reports going round which alleged that it has cancelled the three months tourist visa for Nigerian passport holders.

The rumour was circulated two days ago that the UAE government took the decision following the robbery operation by five Nigerian men in Dubai.

The UAE embassy in the country have debunked the news in a statement posted on their twitter handle.

Below is the statement fro their official twitter handle:

“In light of the press reports published today alleging that the UAE has suspended issuing tourist visas to Nigerian nationals, the UAE Embassy in Abuja announces that these news are inaccurate and stresses the importance of sourcing news from its official channel”.

A Snapshot of the press release;

UAE statement on suspending visa for Nigerians
UAE’s statement on suspending visa for Nigerians

 

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