NCAA Cautions Airlines On Importing Human Remains – Corona Virus


The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has cautioned airlines on regional and international operations to be wary of importing human remains into Nigeria following the continued spread of Corona Virus from China.

According to NCAA; before any airline could bring in dead bodies into Nigeria, such a carrier must first contact the Port Health Services at all international gateways for clearance.

The statement which was signed by Mr. Sam Adurogboye, Public Affairs Manager of NCAA, made the announcement, adding that high level of vigilance ought to be maintained by airlines at all the points of entries into the country.

Airlines are ordered to report to NCAA in writing any suspected case of communicable disease observed in flight or at any point of entry particularly the international airports.


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