THE US Embassy shuts down operations in Nigeria for two days over the ongoing nationwide protest in the country.
It also warned its citizens to be wary of the protest in the country by being a vigilante and avoid areas affected by the ongoing protests.
“We continue to urge all U.S. citizens to avoid areas around protests and demonstrations and to check local media for updates and traffic advisories. Continue to be vigilant and avoid areas affected by the protests,” they said.
“Some police stations have been targeted. Lagos State closed all schools indefinitely as of October 19 due to protests and implemented a 24-hour curfew starting at 4:00 p.m. on October 20. Consulate General Lagos is closed for the rest of today and tomorrow” this was posted via the Twitter handle, @USinNigeria