The Federal Government has suggested undocumented Nigerians in Equatorial Guinea to both renew their permit or return home to Nigeria.
This is in accordance to an announcement signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit for Nigerians in Diaspora Commission.
The fee mentioned this would assist to keep away from sanctions by the Government of Equatorial Guinea.
The assertion: The fee referenced a report by the Government of Equatorial Guinea on October 17, 2022, advising undocumented foreigners in their nation to go away voluntarily or face authorities sanction. Part of the assertion mentioned:
- “The attention of the Management of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has been drawn to a letter from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on the above-mentioned subject matter.”
- “As a Commission committed to the welfare of its citizens, we advise that Nigerians in Equatorial Guinea should renew their permit if possible, or apply to come back home to Nigeria, if undocumented, to avoid sanctions by the Government of Equatorial Guinea.”
According to the report, this is aimed at curbing parts of sabotage and creating stability in the nation of Equatorial Guinea.
Cost of residential permit: The fee added that a one or two-year residence permit by foreigners price between $410 and $620 as spelt in the letter by Equatorial Guinea.