FG Evacuates 65 Nigerians From Europe, Pakistan

 FG Evacuates 65 Nigerians From Europe, Pakistan

has been evacuated by the Federal Government.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this via his official twitter handle.

Onyeama tweeted: “Air France flight departed Paris to Lagos today (Thursday June 18, 2020) ans there were 15 Nigerians on board from France, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Estonia who had registered for the evacuation with the Nigerian Missions in these countries.”

In another tweet, he stated: “An aircraft conveying 50 of our narionals stranded in Oakistan and one Pakistani nariinal departed Islamabad International Airport at about 16.05 hours (4.05pm) local time.”

“It is expected to arrive Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja at 3.00am on Friday June 19, 2020.”

The breakdown shows that 50 of the evacuees came in from Pakistan while 15 are from five different European nations of Belgium, France, Germany, Holland and Estonia.

The breakdown shows that 50 of the evacuees came in from Pakistan while 15 are from five different European nations of Belgium, France, Germany, Holland and Estonia.

It was gathered that the evacuees from Pakistan arrived around 1am on Friday at the Nnamdi Azikwe airport.

The latest arrival brings to 1,588 Nigerians that have been evacuated since the global lockdown occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.

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