FOR THE RECORD
The groundbreaking ceremony to officially mark the beginning of construction of a new, modern U.S. Consulate General in Lagos took place on March 31, 2022.
It is located at Eko Atlantic City on Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
The new Consulate construction project will directly benefit the Nigerian people. Over the course of construction, an estimated $95 million will be invested in the local economy through local subcontractors, and suppliers. Overall, the project will employ approximately 2,500 Nigerian citizens, including engineers, architects, artisans, construction workers, and administrative staff.
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