Lawan spoke while playing host to visiting UK Minister for Africa, James Duddridge, on Tuesday
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“We are extremely concerned about the deteriorating security situation.
Laing said this at a virtual conversation hosted by the United Nations Children’s Fund to commemorate the International Day of the Girl-Child.
Catriona Laing, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, made this remark during an orientation programme for people with disability seeking Chevening scholarship opportunities in the UK, on Thursday in Abuja.
The British High Commission in Nigeria said in a statement on Sunday in which it announced the dates of the flights.
Over 250 British nationals departed Nigeria for the UK on Friday on a special return chartered flight organised between the UK and the Nigerian Government.
The Governor, in company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, received the British envoy and her entourage in his office for the bilateral meeting, which was held behind closed doors.
The Nigeria Oil and Gas Annual Conference and Exhibition is ongoing in Abuja
The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 election, Peter Obi, over the weekend met with the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, in Abuja.
Also at the meeting was former Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.
The photograph shows Obi (Right) with Murray-Bruce (left), after their meeting with Laing.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to address logistics issues associated with the February 23 elections to restore people’s confidence in future polls.
The statements were both issued on Saturday
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has warned that Nigerian politicians who incite or execute violence during Saturday’s elections would have their visas banned and assets in the UK seized.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that personnel of the force would conduct themselves professionally before, during and after the general elections.