After Hushpuppi’s arrest, companies in Dubai have started excluding Nigerian applicants from job vacancies. Apart from being blacklisted from applying for jobs in Dubai, Nigerians have also been barred from applying for tourist visa.
Companies in Dubai have started excluding Nigerian applicants from vacancies after Ramon Olorunwa Abass popularly known as Hushpuppi was arrested in the United Arab Emirates.
GenLoaded sighted some jobs advertised online and open to candidates of every nationality except Nigerians.
Apart from blacklisting Nigerians from applying for jobs in Dubai, the latter is also denying Nigerians tourist visa.
In a letter sighted, the UAE made it known that Nigerian passport holders are not permitted to obtain a tourism visa to the country in the meantime.
The letter read in part:
“Dear Applicant, Thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately, your visa application has been rejected as Nigerian passport holders are not permitted to obtain a tourism visa to the UAE in the meantime.
“However, this may change at anytime as the permitted nationalities are updated frequently.”
Nigerians are barred from applying for Dubai tourist visa