U.S embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have shutdown indefinitely as of today. The embassy in Nigeria said in a post on their official Facebook page that the development was caused by the Donald Trump government shutdown in the U.S .
The statement read:
“Due to the current US government shutdown, the American centres located in the embassy, Abuja and Consulate-General, Lagos are unfortunately closed. They will re-open once the US government shutdown is resolved. Sorry for any inconvenience to our valued patrons”
As of the shutdown it implies that persons who have applied for tourist, study, business visas, immigrant visas or any other travel document will have to cancel their plans to America.