Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan.
The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from.
According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on a 14-day isolation, in line with the guidelines set by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, as well as the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19; adding that the returnees had tested negative to COVID-19.
On Wednesday, 172 Nigerians citizens arrived Abuja from Uganda and Kenya via Air Peace flight from Nairobi.
Channels TV reported that while some of the evacuees disembarked in the Nation’s capital, others proceeded to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
All the evacuees who tested negative for Coronavirus are to undergo a 14-day self-isolation as mandated by the NCDC, the Federal Ministry of Health and PTF on COVID-19.
The latest evacuation was put together by Nigeria’s missions in Nairobi, Kenya, and Kampala, Uganda.