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BREAKING: Nigerian Embassy In Mexico Shut, See Why

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BREAKING: Nigerian Embassy In Mexico Shut, See Why

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The Nigerian Embassy in Mexico says its operations will be stopped for seven days.

This is as the embassy announced fresh outbreak of COVID-19 which has infected six staff members of the embassy.

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The closure, which begins on Monday (today) was at the behest of the Nigerian Ambassador to Mexico, Adejare Bello.

The ambassador confirmed that the affected staff members are currently being given maximum care, adding that they are in good hands of the appropriate medical personnel who have assured him that the situation is under control.

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The Special Adviser to the Ambassador on Media, Abimbola Tooki, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday titled, ‘Nigerian Embassy in Mexico shuts down due to fresh outbreak of COVID-19.’

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The statement read in part, “The closure of the mission is to forestall further spread of the virus. A total of 6.82 million cases with 328,000 deaths have so far been recorded in Mexico since the outbreak of the virus.

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“Bello disclosed that appropriate quarters like the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja and that of Mexico have been duly notified of this development.

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