Sokoto - Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has expressed
that hotel lodgers without any valid identification will not be allowed to stay
in Sokoto hotels from 2016, Dailypost reported.
This notion has been taken because of the security situation
in the country and the need to protect lives of those residing in the state.
Tambuwal disclosed this statement while playing host with
his classmates in secondary school at his residence in Sokoto.
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This policy will affect both Nigerians and foreigners,
although it is standard procedure all around the world, Tambuwal added.
Those who are foreigners will have to present their
international passport with a valid Nigerian visa. For locals, they will have
to produce a driver’s licence, international passport or a National ID card.
Residences of Sokoto have been called to be cautious and not
relent cooperation with security agencies.
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