Buhari Confers Nigerian Citizenship On Spanish Prof, 285 Lucky Foreigners

President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred Nigerian citizenship on 286 foreign nationals.

The conferment of citizenship on beneficiaries from the United States, Europe, the Americas, Asia, Middle East, Oceania and Africa was done Thursday at a ceremony held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Addressing the new Nigerians, President Buhari urged them to be good citizens of the country to enjoy all the rights and privileges bestowed on them.

”You have pledged your allegiance to Nigeria. When you give your love and loyalty to Nigeria, she returns her love and loyalty to you,” the President told the awardees.

The President said out of the 286 foreign nationals presented with certificates of Nigerian Citizenship, 208 received certificates for Naturalization, while 78 got certificates by Registration.

He urged them to make positive and useful contributions to the advancement, progress and well-being of the different communities they reside, adding that as citizens they must be in accord with the national ethics and code of conduct.

-DailyTrust

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