The Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee/Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has released a revised travel protocol into Nigeria and that effective Monday, 25th October, 2021, the Nigeria Covid-19 travel Protocols will take effect.
Mustapha in a statement said: “Travellers arriving in Nigeria must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72hours before boarding.
He also 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.
He added that: “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.
Furthermore, he said, on the Nigeria Covid-19 travel Protocols: “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.”
It will be recalled that the PSC Chairman, Boss Mustapha, had during the national briefing, promised that a revised travel protocol would be published. The review of the protocol is based on science, national experience, and global developments.
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