Due to security challenges, the United Kingdom (UK) has warned its citizens against travelling to twelve states in Nigeria.
This was contained in a travel advisory published by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
In the publication, the UK Government warned its citizens of high level kidnapping throughout Nigeria for ideological, financial or political gains.
The States UK Citizens were warned to stay away from include: Borno, Yobe, Bayelsa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Katsina,Delta, Rivers, Cross River, Zamfara, and Adamawa states.
Also, FCDO advised its citizens against all but essential travel to Bauchi, Kano, Jigawa , Niger, Sokoto, Kogi within 20km of the border with Niger in Kebbi and Abia States.
The UK government reiterated the need for those travelling to those regions to be careful and follow local news, information outlets for further information.