• July 29, 2021

Reps Raise Concerns Over N10,000 Visa Clearance Charge By NDLEA


By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Concerns have been raised by the minority Caucus in the House of Representatives over alleged non-refundable N10,000 special charges by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,  on Nigerians seeking Visa Clearance to some specific countries.

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP Delta) via a statement on Thursday, expressed concern over the pressure innocent Nigerians who are not drug traffickers were being made to pass through in securing visas to foreign countries to carry out their legitimate businesses.

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The caucus in reaction to the anxieties raised by Nigerians, therefore, urges the NDLEA to take steps that will lead to an immediate review of the non-refundable fee to an affordable amount, while putting the measure to adequately sensitize Nigerians on the issue, urging Nigerians to remain calm and focused in the collective global fight against trafficking in illicit drugs and other drug-related criminality


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