The United Kingdom Government has set up a visa centre in Enugu State to facilitate applications by residents in the state and South-east region, which was part of Governor Peter Mbah’s requests during the visit to the Government House, Enugu, by the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, Richard Montgomery, in June, 2023.
Penpushing reports that the Secretary to the State Government Chidiebere Onyia, made the cheering news known in a statement on Monday, adding that the establishment of the visa centre was a welcome development.
The statement said the government received the news of the visa centre with delight and satisfaction, stressing that it would further enhance economic partnership and cultural exchanges between Enugu State and the United Kingdom.
‘The Enugu State Government looks forward to a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with the UK, as the visa centre would help cement the relationship. The government calls on the people, especially those residing in the South-east, to avail themselves of the opportunity provided to file their visa applications in the state,” the statement said.
Penpushing further reports that the Secretary to the State Government in the statement added that the government would ensure improved security both for residents and visitors carrying on business in the state reiterating that the state was open for business and investment.
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