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Visa Ban: Immediate family members of Oshiomhole, Ganduje, Bello, El-Rufai to be deported from the US

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Families of some Nigerian politicians are among those affected by the latest US sanction, which will also see to the deportation of their children and spouses already domiciled in America soon.

Former governor of Edo State and ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, are also among those affected by the recently announced Visa ban by the US Department of State.

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna on the other hand had his own visa ban extended after being banned from entering the US since 2010 over a graft case.

Those affected by the ban have reportedly received notification by email and or text messages.

According to SaharaReporters top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security operatives are also among prominent Nigerians slammed with the visa ban.

Families of some Nigerian politicians are among those affected by the latest US sanction, which will also see to the deportation of their children and spouses already domiciled in America soon.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is said to be on the watchlist of the US Government and could be slammed with a visa ban as well before or after the October 10 governorship poll in the state.

It would be recalled that the US Government had on Monday said it imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in undermining democracy during the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa states elections and in the run-up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo states elections.

 

About Charles Igbinidu

Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

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