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Nigerian man Shows Appreciation to a former Consular Officer who Granted him visa to America 32 years ago

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According to the U.S. Department of State: Bureau of African Affairs, in 1984, Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield was serving as a Consular Officer in Lagos, Nigeria, when an artist named Tunde Odunlade (pictured above) came to her window seeking a visa to the United States. 32 years later in Washington, DC, Mr. Odunlade recognized the Assistant Secretary when they were both panelists for a discussion on the Chibok girls.

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He recently visited her at the U.S. Department of State and he brought along some of his artwork. He also thanked her for approving his visa three decades ago.

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