The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has advised its citizens against travelling to some states in Nigeria.
The travel advisory which was updated on Thursday on its website by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised British nationals against all but essential international travel.
Naija News reports that the UK warned it’s citizens against visiting Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe States, as well as riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States.
The UK also advised its citizens against travelling within 20km of the border with Niger in Zamfara State.
It stated: “The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe States. Riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, within 20km of the border with Niger in Zamfara State.
“The FCO advise against all but essential travel to: Bauchi, Zamfara, Kano, Kaduna States, within 20 km of the state border with Kaduna and Zamfara states in Niger State, west of the Kaduna River, Jigawa, Katsina and Kogi States, within 20 km of the border with Niger in Sokoto and Kebbi States.
“Non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers and Abia States.”
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