By Lawani Mikairu
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Thursday stated the declare in some sections of the media that the federal authorities has directed that intending passenger with out covid-19 vaccination won’t be allowed to board their flights isn’t true.
The General Manager, Public Affairs, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, who refuted the declare stated such directive has not been given to the airline by the civil aviation regulator.
Adurogboye stated: “The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has refuted a report by some local tabloids and social media that the Federal Government, through NCAA, has given a directive that from 1st December 2021, travellers without proof of vaccination would not be permitted to board both local and international flights.
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“We want to state categorically that no such directive emanated from the Federal Government through NCAA.
Therefore, the Authority is calling on the public to discountenance such news as there is no iota of truth in it,” he emphasised.
Following the latest actions by some state governments that individuals with out proof of covid-19 vaccination won’t be allowed to entry authorities workplaces and amenities, there was common anxiousness that this is perhaps prolonged to air journey.
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