The Nigerian government has released the second batch of names of travelers who allegedly violated the protocol for international passengers. According to the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, the 132 passengers listed on Thursday arrived via Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the Nigerian capital Abuja and refused to board in isolation.
Travelers have now been instructed to report to the nearest government health center within the next 48 hours. Other sanctions that will be imposed on travelers will also include “disabling their travel passports for a period not less than one year and cancellation of foreign visas/permits.”
The PSC had published last week the names of 90 travelers accused of violating the protocol on mandatory self-sufficiency for passengers from Brazel, Turkey, and India The Nigerian government had ordered travelers to arrive in the country within 14 days of their visit to the three countries to embark on isolation.