38,051 Foreigners Applied For Nigerian Citizenship In The Last 2 Years – FG Reveals

The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaib Belgore has revealed that a total of 38,051 foreigners applied for Nigeria’s citizenship from September 2018 to October 2020.

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The disclosure was made at the 4th Quarter 2020 Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Units’ Consultative Forum (3PUCF) of all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) hosted by the Ministry of Interior.

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Dr. Shuaib said the Ministry recorded a total of 45,751 Business application as well as 38,051 Citizenship applications from September 2018 to October 2020, which invariably leads to improvement in income generation for Government by the Ministry.

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