Location: Kogi State, Nigeria
Event: Kogi Elections November 16, 2019
As of mid-November 2019, election observers and participants are cautioned that violence at polling locations may occur during the upcoming Kogi State elections.
Actions to Take:
- Review your personal security plans.
- Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Carry proper Identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Nigerian visa
- Keep a low profile.
- U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (9) 461-4328 and after hours +234 (9) 461-4000 press zero.
- U.S. Consulate Lagos
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (1) 460-3600 and after hours +234 (1) 460 3400
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Nigeria Country Information
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
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