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Boss Mustapha, Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee/Secretary to the Government of the Federation

Presidential Steering Committee On Covid-19 Releases Revised International Travel Protocol Into Nigeria

ABUJA – The Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee/Secretary to the Government of the Federation,  Boss Mustapha, has released the revised travel protocol into Nigeria effective Monday  October 25, 2021.

According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online – www.startrendinternational.com by Boss Mustapha, Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee/Secretary to the Government of the Federation, “Travellers arriving in Nigeria must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72hours before boarding.

“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.”

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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