WorldStage Newsonline– Nigeria on Friday issued a revised international travel protocol into the country which include that travellers arriving must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72hours before boarding,
The Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee/ Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha who released the revised travel protocol into Nigeria effective Monday, 25th October, 2021 said, “Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated in-bound passengers will be required to observe a mandatory 7-day self-isolation in addition to a COVID-19 PCR test on days 2 and 7 after arrival,
“ Fully vaccinated in-bound passengers will not be required to observe the mandatory 7-days self-isolation but will be required to do a COVID-19 PCR test on day 2 of arrival.
“Persons arriving on “Business” trip or on official duty staying less than 7 days in Nigeria must be fully vaccinated; produce negative COVID-19 PCR result 72hours before boarding; and conduct a PCR test on day 2 of their arrival.”
The PSC Chairman, Boss Mustapha, had during the national briefing, promised that a revised travel protocol would be published.
The review of the protocol was said to based on science, national experience, and global developments.