COVID-19: Returning Nigerians Quarantined- Minister of Foreign Affairs

No fewer than 91 persons, who have entered the country through land borders are set to be quarantined for the necessary 14 days period.

This was disclosed at a press event set up by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Wednesday, where the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama also said about 67 people had already arrived at the borders.

The Minister added that 24 more would arrive today, Thursday.
Stressing that they would all be isolated for 14 days and watched for possible coronavirus symptoms, before they can be allowed to leave for their different destinations in the country.

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in a statement later on Wednesday, confirmed that the 67 Nigerians had arrived at the Seme border in Lagos State.
The NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, revealed that 58 of the returnees were from Osun State.

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