Following the safety challenges in Nigeria, the Authorities of Canada has warned its residents towards non-essential journey to the nation.
It additionally cautioned its residents resident in Nigeria to train excessive degree vigilance in order not turn out to be victims of the insecurity in Nigeria.
In a journey advisory printed on its official web sites, the Canadian authorities urged residents to “keep away from non-essential journey to Nigeria as a result of unpredictable safety state of affairs all through the nation and the numerous danger of terrorism, crime, inter-communal clashes, armed assaults and kidnappings”.
The advisory additional learn, “Keep away from all journey to the next areas as a result of danger of terrorism, armed assaults, kidnapping, inter-communal and sectarian violence:
“The north-western states of Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara; the north-central state of Plateau;
“The north-eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa and Yobe; and
“The Niger Delta states of Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers (apart from Rivers’ capital metropolis, Port Harcourt, the place we advise towards non-essential journey).”
The Canadian authorities additionally urged its nationals in Nigeria to “train a excessive diploma of warning within the cities of Abuja, Calabar and Lagos as a result of incidence of crime”.