The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has denied a report by some local tabloids and social media, including “The Street Journal” that the Federal Government through NCAA has given a directive that from December 1, 2021 travellers without proof of vaccination would not be permitted to board both local and international flights.
The fefutal is contained in a statement signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Sam Adurogboye.
Adurogboye in the statement stated categorically that no such directive emanated from the Federal Government through NCAA.
The statement called on the public to discountenance such news as there is no iota of truth in it.
NCAA enjoin purveyor of such unfounded news to cross-check facts before publishing.
Meanwhile, the NCAA said that it will continue to support all Federal Government initiatives to curb the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19.
The statement said that NCAA expect strict adherence to safety protocols in and out of the airports by wearing facemask, washing hands periodically, using alcohol-based hand sanitiser, maintaining social distance and avoiding crowded space.