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Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Violators Of COVID-19 Travel Advisory Will Be Grounded For One Year – Federal Government

Chairman of the Committee and Secretary and to the Government Federation, Boss Mustapha gave warning of Nigerians involved in the violation of travel advisory for travelers from Brazil, India and Turkey.

He said the Federal Government will have would enforce policies including deactivating travel passport for Nigeria and Foreign violators who will have their visa revoke and persecution where applicable will be an option.

Speaking during the PSC media briefing in Abuja on Monday, May 31, Mr Boss Mustapha said;

“This is considered a serious infraction and the PSC will proceed to do the following: deactivate the passports of Nigerians involved, for a period of not less than one year; revoke the visas of foreigners that have abused our hospitality; and prosecute the violators where necessary.”

He added: "For some times now, Nigeria has been discussing with the authorities of the United Arab Emirates on the resumption of flights between the two countries.

“The PSC will urge the United Arabs Emirates to remove the country specific and discriminatory practices against Nigeria. Discussions are however on-going and we can assure Nigerians that the outcome will be in the interest of the country.”

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