Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The United Arab Emirates Suspends Employment Visa For Nigerians Over High Rate of Crime

The United Arab Emirates government have allegedly suspended Direct Employment Visa for Nigerians, as a result of the high crime rate in the country which involves Nigerians.

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Reports say the UAE police are currently in search of more Nigerian nationals and conducting raids and arrests to get them jailed.

According to reports, the UAE security operatives have raided the homes of may Africans living in the country, most of which are Nigerians, living in towns including Al Qouz, Abu Hail, Sharjah, Al Barsha, and Deira.

It was gathered that about 80% of the person arrested are legal residents while the remaining 20 are those with either visit visas or visa-related issues.

When contacted, the Chairperson of Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, had said the affected persons would have to liaise with the mission in UAE for more information.

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