The Federal Government has temporarily suspended the issuance of visas on arrival, following the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
This comes after the Federal Government on Wednesday restricted 13 countries from entering the country.
In a statement by the Presidential
Task Force on COVID -19 which was set up by President Muhammadu Buhari on March
17, The Federal Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for
travelers from the following thirteen (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 domestically.
The statement further added that these restrictions will take immediate effect from Saturday, March 21, 2020, for four weeks subject to review.