The Federal Authorities has issued a journey advisory to Nigerians who visited Brazil, India and Turkey, citing dangers of COVID-19.
It additionally suggested Governors to make sure that all returned worldwide passengers of their respective states adhere strictly to the obligatory seven days isolation interval.
Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, gave the recommendation throughout a city corridor assembly on COVID-19 vaccination for the North East Zone in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
The assembly was organised by the PSC in collaboration with the Nationwide Major Well being Care Growth Company (NPHCDA).
Mustapha, who was represented by Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, Minister of Atmosphere, stated Nigeria has the accountability to safeguard the well being of its folks and block any likelihood to unfold COVID-19 within the nation.
Nigerian authorities warns in opposition to travelling to India, Brazil, Turkey, South Africa
“Nigerians are strongly suggested to keep away from non important worldwide travelling right now, particularly to nations which might be exhibiting a rise within the variety of COVID-19 deaths.
“Consequently, any one that had visited Brazil, India and Turkey inside 14 days previous journey to Nigeria shall be denied entry into Nigeria.
“Amongst different travelling tips, people, transporters and airways who abuse the rules shall be sanctioned,’’ Mustapha stated.
He defined that the PSC has been monitoring with eager curiosity the rise in circumstances of COVID-19 overseas.
”The Federal Authorities deeply sympathises with the federal government and residents of these nations and warranted them of unflinching help and solidarity.
”All Governors are additionally suggested to make sure that all returned worldwide passengers of their respective states adhere strictly to the obligatory seven days isolation interval,” he stated.
The PSC chairman stated that the cardinal goal of the assembly was to offer means for the federal government, communities and different related stakeholders to debate the continued COVID-19 vaccination within the nation.
The SGF famous that information obtainable confirmed that the each day incident of COVID-19 within the nation has decreased.
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