Federal Government issues travel ban on 13 countries over Coronavirus

Federal Government issues travel ban on 13 countries over Coronavirus

The Federal Government of Nigeria has restricted entry into the country from countries with high rate of infected Coronavirus people.

The restricted countries are China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United States of America, Norway, the United Kingdom, Netherlands & Switzerland.

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Furthermore, these countries have now had over 1,000 cases of Coronavirus.

Also, the federal government has suspended all visas issued to these countries nationals temporarily.

Nigerians coming from these countries will subjected to supervised isolation for 14 days.

The Government is also advising all Nigerians to avoid travel to these countries.

These restrictions will come into effect from Friday 20 March 2020, for 4 weeks, subject to review.

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