President Muhammadu Buhari has officially launched the Nigerian Visa Policy (NVP) 2020 which guarantees visa on arrival for African Union nationals.
Presenting the new Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) at the State House in Abuja, on Tuesday, President Buhari said the review of the visa policy is intended to attract innovation, specialized skills and knowledge from abroad to complement local ones.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola who also spoke at the launching and presentation stated that its operation is cardinal to the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria.
“The new visa regime is expected to boost economic activities in the areas of tourism, aviation, entertainment, commerce and other areas where Nigeria has a comparative advantage over other African countries. It also presents Nigeria with the opportunity to apply the principle of reciprocity with her visa policy in the nation’s bilateral and multilateral relations.