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NIS warns 100 banned passengers to obey travel restriction order


The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has again proved to the the 100 banned passengers, who were placed on six-month travel restriction order that it means business.

It warmed the banned travellers to strictly comply with the order in their own interests.

Recall that the Immigration authority recently banned 100 passengers from travelling for six months for violating COVID-19 protocol.

The fresh warning was issued by Sunday James, the NIS Public Relations Officer, n a statement in Abuja on Monday.

“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, Muhammad Babandede has directed the relevant formations to ensure immediate compliance with the travel restriction order.

“The 100 defaulting passengers have been restricted for a period of six (6) months, from January 1st 2021 to June 30th 2021. “All the affected passengers have been notified and will be prevented from Passport re-issuance and travelling outside the country during this period.

“The Nigeria Immigration Service hereby warns all affected passengers to comply to avoid breaching public health protocols and refusal of departure,” the statement read