The Nigerian Consulate in New York has suspended operations quickly over the publicity of a few of its workers 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 workers and guests’ well being.
The discover learn, “Most people is, because of this, notified that the Consulate Basic of Nigeria, New York, can be quickly closed from Thursday, February 18, 2021, to Sunday, February 28, 2021, as a result of variety of workers who’re quarantined because of publicity to COVID-19 at work.
“This motion has turn into essential to safeguard the well being of workers and guests to the consulate.
“Subsequently, passport candidates who’ve been earlier scheduled for biometrics inside the interval of closure could be rescheduled and knowledgeable accordingly.
“All different requests for consular companies must be mailed to the Consulate throughout this era.”
The consulate normal mentioned it will reopen for normal companies on March 1, 2021.
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