Ebola: Nigerian Students Barred From Returning To School In Mauritius

Mauritius authorities have denied Nigerian students studying in the country re-entry because of the Ebola Virus Disease.

A student said they were on holiday in Nigeria and about to return to Mauritius when they received an email from their university authority asking them to stay away, according to report from Daily Trust An email from the Middlesex University, Mauritius campus, to its students in Nigeria said, “It is with great regret that we have to inform you that the government of Mauritius made the decision on the 12th September 2014 to ban travel to Mauritius for all nationals from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Senegal and the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the recent outbreak of Ebola.

“The passport and immigration office have confirmed that as of the 12th September 2014 they have cancelled all visas and permits issued to nationals of the above countries and entry to Mauritius will not be allowed. “We are very disappointed to have to advise you that if you travel to Mauritius, you will not be allowed to enter even if you have already booked flights, have a student visa and are planning to travel in the next few days.”

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