The Federal Government has issued a travel ban on 13 countries over the spread of the Coronavirus.
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed during press briefing in Abuja.
The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital/New Media, Tolu Ogunkesi, had announced via his twitter handle that the Presidential task force would make new announcement on the development.
He said, “The Task Force will be making some new announcements this morning. The Chair of the Task Force is addressing the press shortly.”
Here are the countries restricted from Nigeria
.@NigeriaGov is restricting entry into the country for travellers from the following countries: China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland — #PTFCOVID19
— tolu ogunlesi (@toluogunlesi) March 18, 2020
The Ban will take effect from Saturday, March 21, 2020.