– The federal government has again urged Nigerians to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 protocols to prevent the virus from spreading
< p class = "align-left"> – Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, pleaded in Yola, the capital of the state of Adamawa
– Mustapha warned against traveling to countries severely affected by the coronavirus such as Brazil and India
Yola, Adamawa – Apparently concerned about the new wave of COVID-19 that is devastating some parts of the world, the federal government has issued a travel warning to Nigerians traveling to Brazil, India and Turkey. p>
Nigeria reports daily that the chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, is speaking to the council during a town hall meeting Coronavirus vaccination has been given to the north east zone in Yola.
The nation also reports that Mustapha, who was represented by Environment Minister Abubakar Mohammed, said Nigeria was responsible for protect the health of its population and block any chance the COVID-19 spread in the country.
“Niger is highly recommended to avoid unnecessary international travel at this time, especially for countries where the number of COVID-19 deaths has increased.
“Consequently, anyone traveling to Brazil, India and Turkey within Visited Nigeria 14 days prior to travel, refused entry to Nigeria. In addition to other travel guidelines, individuals, transport companies and airlines who disregard the guidelines will be punished. “
The SGF stated that the PSC is very interested in the increase in cases of COVID-19 overseas, adding that the Buhari-led government has deep compassion for the government and citizens of these countries and has given them full support and solidarity.
SGF Mustapha asks the governors to ensure that the COVID 19 protocols are observed
He also advised all governors to ensure that all returning international passengers in their respective states strictly observe the mandatory seven-day isolation period.
FG bans on travelers from COVID-19-affected India, Turkey, Brazil
It was reported that Boss Mustapha said the ban would go into effect on Tuesday May 4th and would be reviewed after an initial four-week period.
The federal government also fined $ 3,500 per passenger on any airline that ignored the instruction to ensure that the new guidelines were strictly followed.