By John Ikani
Amid widespread insecurity Nigeria the United Kingdom has warned it’s citizens against travelling to some states in Nigeria.
The warning was contained in an updated travel advisory made available yesterday on the government’s website.
What the advisory is saying
The advisory read in part: “The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all travel to: Borno State, Yobe State, Adamawa State, Gombe State, Kaduna State, Katsina State, Zamfara state, riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States,” it said on the website.
The British government also advised against all but essential travel to Bauchi, Kano, Jigawa, Niger, Sokoto, Kogi State, within 20km of the border with Niger in Kebbi State, Abia State, non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers States.
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The updated security advisory comes after multiple attacks by armed bandits on Monday and Tuesday along the Kaduna-Abuja trail route.
The attacks came just days after armed bandits breached security at the Kaduna airport, killing aviation workers, leaving many others wounded and causing flight disruption.