The Nigerian government has suspended the international passports of 2,000 travellers for one year for flouting the country’s travel protocols against the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. The national incident manager (NIM) of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Mukhtar Muhammad, disclosed this at the committee’s briefing on Monday. According to him, once they returned to the country, the defaulters failed to go through the mandatory quarantine. He said; “We have included the provision of quarantine for passengers who arrived from these high risk countries and people who evade these protocols have been penalised by publishing their names as well as by suspending their passports for one year.
COVID-19: FG suspends passports of 2000 travelers
written by Ayomide Arowobusoye