Mr Darkey Africa, South African Consul-General in Lagos, on Wednesday said that his Consulate, in July and August this year, issued about 6,000 visas to Nigerians. Africa said that the visas were issued to Nigerians visiting different parts of South Africa for tourism, wedding, conferences, medical attention, professional exchanges and business transactions.
According to him, more Nigerians are showing interest in visiting different parts of South Africa for different purposes. He said, “What has really become of particular interest to us is that many Nigerians are being attracted to South Africa for different purposes. “We are really pleased with the growing interest being shown by Nigerians wanting to visit South Africa.
“In the last two months of July and August, we have issued about 6,000 visas to Nigerians. “We believe that the more Nigerians and South Africans are exposed to themselves, the better it would be for our two countries.” The envoy said that the South African government was committed to the implementation of agreements signed with Nigeria to promote people-to-people relationship between the two countries. Read more