The owner threatens to send the Nigerian Embassy in Hungary for rent
Jeffrey Oniyama, Nigeria’s foreign minister, said the Nigerian embassy in Hungary could be deported.
He said that the owner of the property, which houses the Nigerian Embassy in Hungary, is threatening with eviction.
Oneama made this exposure while defending the ministry’s 2021 budget in the Abuja House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The minister also said the ministry needed $ 1.6 billion to relocate ambassadors and pay 3.7 billion officers.
“Literally on Monday, the ambassador to Hungary called and said that they would throw them out of the office. That the landlord is on the way and they have no money to pay, ”NAN quotes him as saying.
“And we get this from many missions around the world, and it’s not a sustainable way of serving overseas.
“Then this exchange rate differential with CBN is something we really need to do once and for all.
“It’s not that easy, all these things are calculated in nairah, and all foreign payments are made in dollars, and as soon as the exchange rate changes, it never goes backwards, it always goes up, never falls backwards. against the dollar. This means an immediate shortage of all our missions. ”