US embassy warns residents against traveling around kuje prison

The United States Embassy has warned its citizens in Nigeria against travelling on the airport road in Abuja.

 

The warning came after suspected terrorists attacked Kuje prison and freed inmates on Tuesday.

 

Also, United Kingdom citizens were warned not to be cautious of travelling to 19 states in Nigeria.

 

Among the states are Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara and riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River.

 

They were advised to only embark on essential travel to Bauchi, Kano, Jigawa , Niger, Sokoto, Kogi, within 20km of the border with Niger in Kebbi State, Abia and non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Plateau, and Taraba.

 

In a statement on Wednesday, titled, ‘Abuja FCT prison break near the airport on July 5, 2022’, the US Embassy noted that crime has become endemic throughout Nigeria.

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