Three hundred and thirty-one Nigerians have arrived in Abuja, the nation’s capital from the United Arab Emirates.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed via its Twitter handle on Friday, August 7, 2020.
According to the agency, the flight conveying the returnees landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 2:00 pm.
The returnees are to undergo mandatory self-isolation in line with guidelines from the Presidential Task Force and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Following their return today, the number of evacuees from the UAE has risen 2,042.
This comes two days after 306 Nigerians were repatriated from the UAE.
According to the agency, although the evacuees had tested negative to COVID-19, they will be undergoing mandatory self-isolation in line with PTF and NCDC guidelines.