United State Embassy Shut Down Offices In Lagos And Abuja.
The United States’ Embassy in Nigeria has briefly shut its consular segment in Lagos and the capital city, Abuja.
In an announcement distributed on the U.S. international safe haven Facebook page on Monday, the conclusion was because of the administration shutdown in the U.S.
The U.S. government office, in its announcement, likewise apologized to Nigerians for any burdens the shutdown may have caused, expressing that once the issues get settled, the departments would be revived.
“Because of the present US government shutdown, the American focuses situated in the international safe haven, Abuja, and Consulate-General, Lagos are tragically shut. They will revive once the US government shutdown is settled. Sorry for any bother to our esteemed benefactors,” the announcement peruses.
The shutdown is connected to the subsidizing of a proposed outskirt divider I.e (the wall) between the U.S. and Mexico.
With Mexico declining to support the building of the wall, the Mexico’s envoy to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan, revealed to U.S Today that “Mexico and the U.S. have done – and can do – extraordinary things together, however the one thing Mexico won’t do with the U.S. is building a wall along the boundary” to clearly separate the two countries.
While the fight on who subsidizes (pay) for the divider hangs, President Trump held a gathering at the White House On December 11, with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer over the U.S.- Mexico Wall, financially requesting for $5 billion for the project.
The Democrats have declined to finance the Mexico – U.S. Wall. Mr Trump proclaimed a shutdown of the administration border security on the off chance that he doesn’t get the assets.
“I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” he pronounced.
Mr Trump noticed that the shutdown would not produce results on government authorities of Secret Service operators, the Customs, Border Patrol specialists and U.S. troops sent to the border.