Ethiopian Government Reportedly Ban Visa on Arrival for Nigerians.

The Ethiopian government has from reports reaching placed a ban on “visa on arrival” for Nigerians.


Stakeholders reveal the ban which became effective on Tuesday October 4, would create some hiccups in travel to Ethiopia.


Daily Trust reported that the management of Ethiopian Airlines, the national airline of Ethiopia, had informed travel partners of the new development.


Before the ban, the passengers travelling to Ethiopia or transiting through the country from Nigeria could easily obtain a visa on arrival (VOA) on getting to Bole International Airport, Addis-Ababa.


According to the publication, a memo sent by Ethiopian Airlines to travel partners read; 

President of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs. Susan Akporiaye however told the publication that the information she got from a senior official of Ethiopian Airlines was that the issue has not been confirmed.


A travel agent who spoke on the development said; 

“We are still studying the development. We have reached out to some officials of Ethiopian Airlines, though they did not deny it but they said it is not confirmed yet.”

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