NIS Directs Formations To Comply With Temporary Travel Restrictions On 100 Passengers
In line with the Federal Government’s directives on temporary travel restrictions on 100 passengers due to non-compliance to the mandatory Day-7 post arrival Covid-19 PCR Test by all in-bound travellers, the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service(NIS) Muhammad Babandede has directed the relevant formations to ensure immediate compliance with the travel restriction order.
According to a statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration (DCI) Sunday James, the 100 defaulting passengers have been restricted for a period of six months, from January 1st 2021 to June 30th 2021.
The statement added that all the affected passengers have been notified and will be prevented from Passport re-issuance and travelling outside the country during this period.
Based on that NIS warned all affected passengers to comply to avoid breaching public health protocols and refusal of departure.