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Nigerian Consulate General, New York, USA holds Remembrance Ceremony for COVID-19 victims

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The Nigerian Consulate General in New York, United States of America (US) will, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, hold a Remembrance Ceremony to honor the memory of Nigerians within its jurisdiction who died from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The program, which starts at 12:00 PM (EST) will hold on the 21st Floor of the Nigeria House, 828 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017.
The event can also be accessed online (ZOOM) via Meeting ID: 2310345764 Passcode: xeRJ9g.
As a result of the prevailing COVID-19 protocols in force in New York City, the on-site attendance at the program will be very limited and strictly by invitation.
Also, arrangements have been concluded by the Consulate General to have Nigerians who have not been vaccinated to receive their vaccinations. A mobile vaccination van will be provided to vaccinate interested Nigerian nationals at Nigeria House, New York same day between 12:00 Noon and 4:00 PM (EST.)
As elsewhere, some Nigerians died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic within the jurisdiction of the Nigerian Consulate General in New York, including some medical personnel who heroically battled in the frontlines to contend with the pandemic but fell.
Officials of the Consulate General also fought gallantly to respond to the different needs of Nigerians within their area of coverage during the trying times.
Family members, friends and associates of the victims of the pandemic, officials of the Consulate General, Nigerians and friends of Nigeria from all over the world are expected to be part of this historic Remembrance Ceremony, both on site and online.

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