David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires of the United States ( U.S.) Embassy in Nigeria, has revealed that in connection to migration, they have interviewed over 150,000 Nigerians and about 30,000 students this year.
This was disclosed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
“What folks do not know is that this year we have interviewed more than 150,000 people.
“This is in addition to 30,000 students. Hundreds of thousands of students have had the opportunity to seek visas from the U.S.
“We are doing the best we can to get proper ways for all the categories after having an enormous backlog as a result of COVID-19, and all that.
“We have made great progress though. In March we instituted a five-year term for visas to the U.S.,” he said.
He however assured visa applicants of the mission’s commitment to tackling all visa-related hitches.
According to him, issues related to visas would fully become a thing of the past, saying the mission is doing everything within its power to tackle such challenges.