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FG to grant Investors, tourists visas within 48 hours

The Federal Executive Council, led by President Bola Tinubu, has approved the creation of a tripartite committee to simplify visa processes and acquisition for investors interested in Nigeria.

This announcement was made by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, on Tuesday after the FEC meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“Our visa processes are becoming cumbersome…The ease of doing business is also tied to our visa processes.

“Going forward, those investors, tourists would find it easy to acquire a visa within the next 48 hours,” Idris said.

The meeting which began on Monday was adjourned till Tuesday to allow for other “far-reaching” decisions, the information minister had told journalists.

He stated, “The council meeting will continue tomorrow, therefore, there will be no press briefing today. A lot of far-reaching decisions are being taken, and the conclusions will be made available to you tomorrow. FEC will continue at 12 noon tomorrow.”