Emir of Kano appeals to Canadian embassy to revisit process of issuing visa

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero has appealed to the Canadian embassy in to revisit the process of issuing Visa to Nigerians.

The Emir made the appeal on Tuesday while receiving the Canadian Ambassador to , Mr Nicolas Simard, who was on a courtesy visit to the palace in Kano.

He described the process of obtaining Canadian visa as tedious, and urged the embassy to revisit the process to make it easy for Nigerians.

Ado-Bayero noted that the long existing relationship between and Canada has remained cordial.

He however stressed the need to enhance collaboration in the areas of cultural preservation, girl-child and economic growth.

While thanking the envoy for the visit, the Emir pledged to support any move that will improve the lives of the people.

Earlier, the ambassador told the Emir that his visit to the palace was to enhance working synergy between the embassy and Kano Emirate.

Simard said his country is committed to supporting Nigeria in tackling the spread of , as well as improving and care delivery.

The Canadian ambassador also paid a similar visit to the Speaker, Kano of Assembly, Alhaji Hamisu Chidari. (NAN)

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