FG welcomes 322 Nigerians from the US and 109 from India (photos)

FG welcomes 322 Nigerians from the US and 109 from India (photos)

The Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government administration has welcomes 322 citizens from the United States of America and 109 citizens from India.

The evacuation by the Federal Government is due to the fact that citizens were stranded in these countries due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Nigerian from the United States were evacuated from an Ethiopian airline flight and arrived the country on Saturday, July 4 at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

A statement by the official Twitter account of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission said, “BREAKING NEWS.
Evacuation Update: 322 Evacuees arrives at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos via @flyethiopia ET 509 from the USA.

“All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 and will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by  @NCDCgov, @Fmohnigeria, and PTF on #COVID-19.”

 

Abike Dabiri-Erewa the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, said, “Welcome home from the USA , as we await flight from India in the early hours of tomorrow.”

A statement to confirm the arrival of the evacuees from India said, “109 Evacuees from India arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at 1940HRS via
@flyairpeace Flight B777-200 from India today, Saturday 4th of July, 2020.

35 Evacuees disembark in Abuja while 74 will proceed to Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Lagos. All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 and will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by @NCDCgov,  @Fmohnigeria and PTF on #COVID-19.

 

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