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Canadian embassy in Nigeria suspends operation after fire incident


The Canadian High Commission in Abuja on Tuesday suspended operations following a fire incident at the embassy on Monday.

LagosPost reported that there was a fire outbreak in some parts of the embassy on Monday.

However, on Tuesday, no staff except security personnel were seen at the embassy at 13010G, Palm Close, Diplomatic Drive, in the Central Business District of the Federal Capital Territory.

The high commission had announced the temporary suspension of its operations after a fire incident on its official X platform,

The announcement did not comment on providing visa and immigration services for persons seeking to visit or migrate to Canada. Also, there is no offer of services to Canadians visiting and living in Nigeria and to Canadians in Equatorial Guinea, as well as São Tomé and Príncipe.

Such services include adoption and surrogacy, birth abroad, citizenship services, marriage abroad, passport services, notarial services, studying abroad, and visa and immigration services.

Security personnel at the embassy’s duty post confirmed that no staff was on the premises.



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