The Canada High Commission in Abuja has confirmed that the processing of immigration, refugee, and citizenship applications remains ongoing despite the suspension of operations.
The High Commission also announced that visa application centres in Abuja and Lagos remain open.
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The commission had suspended its operations following a fire that occurred at the commission on Monday, which resulted in the deaths of two people.
A statement on the High Commission’s X account on Thursday by its Public Affairs Saff member, Demilade Kosemani, read, “As we continue to mourn the passing of our dear colleague from the High Commission of Canada in Abuja, please note the following information below:
“Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada clients: processing of applications continues. Regardless of the suspension of operations at the High Commission of Canada in Abuja, the visa application centres in Abuja and Lagos remain open.”