- Reactions Trail US Including Nigeria In its VISA Restriction
Reactions have continued to trail on the announcement of United States expanding its curbs on immigration to include Nigeria and five other countries.
Reacting to the development, the Traditional Ruler of Okwuta Autonomous community in Umuahia, Abia state , His Royal Highness ,Eze Dan Egbeogu, described the development as a good one ,said ” it will help Our leaders and Nigerians to think inwards, look for ways and means of solving our problems “
According to him, ” It will help us to stop wasting our economy. If we are force to stay here in the country, we will be forced to begin to solve our problems”
He said ,it will also help us grow and equip our health sector. we will learn how to use our local resources. You know necessity is the mother of invention ,for me ,it is a good development. He said
In the same vein ,His Royal Majesty ,Eze Pastor Amb.Dr Philip Ajomiwe ,who spoke with the Daily champion newspaper ,commended the US government for the step ,pointed out that corrupt politicians should be banned.
In his words ,” I think its only immigration VISA ,but I do not know if non immigration VISA is included in the ban .You know this our corrupt politicians and those who constitute nuisance that causes disrespect to our dear Nation should be banned. I think President Trump knows his target ” he said
Meanwhile ,according to the report released by the US official, it means that citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea ,Sudan, Tanzania, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar ,will now be blocked from obtaining certain types of VISAs .Wolf revealed
Speaking further, he said “the new measures were the result of failure by the six countries to meet US security and information-sharing standard”
Mr Chad Wolf disclosed on Friday that ,” These countries, for the most part, want to be helpful, but for a variety of different reasons simply failed to meet those minimum requirements that we laid out ” Acting Homeland Security secretary said.
Mr Wolf ,however, said ,” non immigrant visas given to people for temporary stays ,including visitors, those doing business or people seeking medical treatment would not be impacted by the new rules “