Categories: News

Visa ban will be reviewed if certain conditions are met – US Ambassador, Mary Leonard

The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard has stated that the immigrant visa ban against Nigerians which has raised severe criticism of the Trump administration even from withe the US in the last few weeks, will be reviewed if some stipulated conditions are met. 

 

 

She revealed this during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige in Abuja on Tuesday February 18.

According to the report, Leonard said that the US wants Nigeria to sort out problems with information sharing.

 

 

She said; 

 

 

“I need to clarify something for you here. The immigrant visa ban does not affect people who are currently resident in the United States.

It does not cancel the status of anyone who currently lives in the United States.

 

“What Secretary Pompey said was that it was meant to be temporary. And it is about problems with information sharing which are investigable, achievable and resolvable and we look forward to Nigeria in a very short time being able to meet those information sharing goal so that the decision can be reviewed.”

Similar Posts:

This post was last modified on February 19, 2020 8:45 am

Recent Posts

Bride weeps as pastor refuses to wed couple because they were 5 minutes late to church (video)

Bride weeps as pastor refuses to wed couple because they were 5 minutes late to church (video)

Church members and wedding guests in a church in Port Harcourt engaged in a verbal fight when the pastor refused…

3 weeks ago
Anger as 10 APC governors accompany Buhari to Daura for APC registration

Anger as 10 APC governors accompany Buhari to Daura for APC registration

The main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party; Yoruba Socio-political group, Afenifere; and some individuals have expressed surprise that 10 governors…

4 weeks ago
Ex US President Donald Trump sacks his impeachment lawyers a week before trial

Ex US President Donald Trump sacks his impeachment lawyers a week before trial

Former US President Donald Trump has reportedly parted ways with the two lead lawyers working on his defense for his…

4 weeks ago
BBNaija’s Tuoyo shows off his manhood as he joins the #silhouettechallenge (video)

BBNaija’s Tuoyo shows off his manhood as he joins the #silhouettechallenge (video)

Big Brother Naija star, Tuoyo Ideh has joined the #silhouettechallenge with an X-rated video.  The former reality show star, showed off…

4 weeks ago
‘Carry thyself with dignity’ – Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo tells women as she condemns #silhouettechallenge

‘Carry thyself with dignity’ – Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo tells women as she condemns #silhouettechallenge

Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo has condemned the viral adult rated #silhouettechallenge.  In a post on Instagram, the singer urged women not…

4 weeks ago
My father has been having s3x with me for years, girl cries out(watch video)

My father has been having s3x with me for years, girl cries out(watch video)

In a video footage below this post, Fatima gave the name of her father as Usman Momoh Sani, a worker…

1 month ago