The Nigerian Consulate in New York has suspended operations quickly over the publicity of a few of its employees members to the coronavirus.
The consulate disclosed this in a public discover dated February 18, including that the motion grew to become essential to safeguard its employees and guests’ well being.
The discover learn, “Most people is, because of this, notified that the Consulate Common of Nigeria, New York, shall be quickly closed from Thursday, February 18, 2021, to Sunday, February 28, 2021, because of the variety of employees who’re quarantined because of publicity to COVID-19 at work.
“This motion has turn out to be essential to safeguard the well being of employees and guests to the consulate.
“Due to this fact, passport candidates who’ve been earlier scheduled for biometrics inside the interval of closure can be rescheduled and knowledgeable accordingly.
“All different requests for consular providers ought to be mailed to the Consulate throughout this era.”
The consulate basic mentioned it could reopen for normal providers on March 1, 2021.
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