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Nigeria begins issuance of visa on arrival for foreign investors, tourist
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Nigeria begins issuance of visa on arrival for foreign investors, tourist

According to Kayode Ogundamisi, Nigeria has commenced issuing visa on arrival to foreign investors, business men and tourist.

https://twitter.com/ogundamisi/status/837562411544633344

Recall back in 2016, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said that government was seriously considering the option of issuing visa on arrival to foreign investors and other business men from outside the country. This, he said, was to help remove many perceived bureaucratic bottlenecks that had clogged the business climate in Nigeria.

He said: “The business of the government is to provide the right environment for start-ups.

“The problem in most cases and which we have experienced in Nigeria is that our approval processes are needlessly difficult. “Bureaucracy generally gets caught in seeing the process as an end in itself not as a means to an end,’’ he said.

“The visa on arrival is one that is already in the regulations but that usually involves your applying ahead. “But the kind of visa on arrival that we think will free up the process is one which you are able to arrive here and get your visa on arrival as you make your application here,’’ he said.