Coronavirus: “There is no immediate reason for now to impose a travel ban” – Health Minister
Amidst several calls on the Federal Government to restrict the movement of people into the country following the pandemic of coronavirus, the Health Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire today released a statement that the Nigerian Government is not contemplating imposition of a travel ban on travellers.
The minister pointed out that the country has not reached the point of banning large gatherings or shutting down schools.
He said the country is guided by the World Health Organisation guideline on coronavirus containment.
Many countries are placed travel restrictions or are contemplating introducing travel bans as a measure to check the spread of coronavirus.