The United States Embassy in Nigeria has advised it’s citizens to reconsider travelling to Nigeria following the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General, in a drone strike on Friday 3rd January, 2020 in Iraq.
The embassy gave the warning in a statement on its website dated 3rd January, 2020. Its said; “Due to the recent world events, United States citizens should review their personal security measures.
Though we have no specific threat information, it is prudent to remind ourselves of the following personal security actions to follow on a regular basis.
Be conscious of your surroundings; keep a low profile; avoid crowds and demonstrations; exercise caution when walking or driving at night; carry proper identification; evaluate your personal security plans and monitor local media always for updates.