Hassan Male @Katsina City News
Federal Government has published a revised travel international protocol mandating travellers into the country to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72hrs before boarding.
This is contained in a press release signed by Boss Mustapha, Chairman, presidential steering committee on Covid-19/Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The release dated Oct 15th 2015, stated other protocols to include the requirement for unvaccinated and partially vaccinated inbound passengers to observe a mandatory 7 day self isolation in addition to a Covid 19 PCR test on days 2 and 7 after arrival while fully vaccinated inbound passengers will not observe the 7 day self isolation but will do a Covid-19 PCR test on day 2 of arrival.
According to the statement, persons arriving on “Business” trip or on official duty staying less than 7 days in the country must be fully vaccinated, produce negative Covid-19 PCR result 72hrs before boarding; and conduct a PCR test on day 2 of their arrival.
Boss Mustapha announced that, the revised travel protocol in to Nigeria will be effective Monday 25th October, 2021.