Saudi Arabia has barred aircrafts from Nigeria at the country’s airports following the outbreak of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
This was issued in a statement by the Saudi authorities on Wednesday.
The statement read, “We have stopped flights from Nigeria to enter our country and we’ve stopped all Nigerians from entering Saudi Arabia, either directly or through another country.
“However, those who stopped over in another country for a period of 14 days after leaving Nigeria, that is only when they will be allowed entry into Saudi Arabia.”
They statement added that Saudi citizens coming home from Nigeria have to be quarantined for a period of five days.