The Nigerian High Commission in London, the United Kingdom, has shut its offices blaming COVIS-19 for the closure. It was learnt that the Nigerian Mission announced its closure for 10 days.
The mission in a statement said, “This afternoon, the Head of Immigration Section and two other officials went for a meeting at the Home Office. At the entrance, Covid-19 test was administered on them and one of them tested positive to COVID-19. The affected officer immediately isolated while the other officials, who tested negative will also isolate for the next 10 days.
“In response to this challenge, the Mission embarked on testing all officials of the Mission after which another official tested positive. In line with the COVID-19 regulation, and the need to adhere to the rules and regulations of the host country, the Mission will close down for the next 10 days, in order to observe the mandatory isolation of those who were in contact with the affected officials,” the Missions said.