Coronavirus: Chinese embassy stops issuance of visas to Nigerians


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Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, said that the embassy has suspended the issuance of visas to Nigerians.

This came one week after United States government placed a visa ban on Nigeria and some other African countries.

Pingjian said the action was part of efforts being carried out to contain the coronavirus outbreak in the Asian country.

More three hundred people have died over the outbreak of the deadly disease in China, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared it a global problem.

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