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Coronavirus: FG Cancels Visas Of Travellers From High-Risk Countries

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The Federal Government cancels visas issued to travellers coming from the 13 high-risk countries which travel ban have been imposed upon due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus travel ban and Visa Cancellation

Recall it was reported yesterday that the FG of Nigeria had imposed a travel ban on 13 high-risk countries with the highest rate of the deadly Novel Coronavirus across ravaging the world as part of the preventive measure by the FG to curb the spread of the COVID-19.

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Speaking to state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting, the Minister of Interior Affairs, Rauf Aregbesola, said asides the banning flights, visas issued to applicants from the affected countries have also been cancelled to the 13 countries placed on the travel ban list which include; China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.

“In addition to the measures announced by the secretary to the government of federation, the federal government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from the following 13 countries China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.
“These are all countries with over 1,000 case of the virus domestically. What this really means is that we are suspending issuance of visas and we are canceling all visas already issued to citizens or travelers from these nations. It will take effect from Saturday, March 21, and will will last for four weeks for the time being, while

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