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Saudi Arabia lifts travel ban on Nigeria

By Mitchelle Uzorka, 05:55am

Saudi Arabia yesterday, March 6th, 2022 announced the lift of suspension of direct flights from 17 countries including Nigeria.

The other affected countries are South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, Malawi, Mauritius, Zambia, Madagascar, Angola, Seychelles, United Republic of Comoros, Ethiopia and Afghanistan.

The directive was issued by Saudi Arabia Ministry of Interior, and confirmed by Saudi embassy in Nigeria.

However, the new directive compel all new travelers to Saudi Arabia to secure an insurance that covers the costs of treatment from coronavirus infection.

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