Are the Crimes in Nigeria been over-Exaggerated or Well Stated? Find out why the US Government has Warned its Citizens against Travelling to Nigeria

Donald Trump ( US, President)

The United State Government has advised its citizens against travelling to Nigeria due to the Coronavirus pandemic and other issues such as terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, inter-communal violence, etc.
This warning is contained in a travel advisory statement that was obtained from the United State Department of State website.
The statement also disclosed a level 3 Travel Health Notice issued for Nigeria by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) due to the current pandemic.
The US government acknowledged that it may not be able to provide emergency services to US citizens in many parts of Nigeria due to these reasons thus, warning against travelling to the aforementioned country.
The statement reads in part:
“Reconsider travel to Nigeria due to Covid-19. Reconsider travel to Nigeria due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping and maritime crime. Some areas have increased risk.’
‘’Do not travel to; Borno and Yobe States and Northern Adamawa State due to terrorism; Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano and Yobe States due to kidnapping; Coastal areas of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta and Rivers States (with the exception of Port Harcourt) due to crime, civil unrest, kidnapping and maritime crime,’’ the statement said.
“Terrorists continue plotting and carrying out attacks in Nigeria, especially in the Northeast. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting shopping centres, malls, markets, hotels, places of worship, restaurants, bars, schools, government installations, transportation hubs, and other places where crowds gather.
“Sporadic violence occurs between communities of farmers and herders in rural areas.’’
Going further it stated, “Do not travel to Borno and Yobe States and Nothern Adamawa. Terrorist groups based in the Northeast target churches, schools, mosques, government installations, educational institutions and entertainment venues. Approximately two million Nigerians have been displaced as a result of the violence in Northeast Nigeria.
“Do not travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano and Yobe States. The security situation in Northwest and Northeast Nigeria is fluid and unpredictable, particularly in the states listed above due to widespread inter-communal violence and kidnapping.
“Do not travel to the coastal areas of the states in the South south region (with the exception of Port Harcourt). Crime is rampant throughout Southern Nigeria, and there is a heightened risk of kidnapping and maritime crime, along with violent civil unrest and attacks against expatriate oil workers and facilities.’’

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