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COVID-19: Nigerian Government Imposes Visa Ban On Nationals Of Endemic Countries




The Federal Government of Nigeria has imposed a visa ban on the nationals of 13 endemic countries to check the spread of the coronavirus.

Naija News reported that the presidential task force on coronavirus via the twitter handle of the special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital/New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi., announced entry restrictions on travelers from the United States of America, United Kingdom, China and 10 others.

He said,

@NigeriaGov is temporarily suspending all visas issued to nationals from these countries. Nigerians arriving from these countries will be subjected to supervised isolation for 14 days.

here is tolu ‘s tweets below

The Ban will take effect from Friday, March 20th, 2020