172 Stranded Nigerians Evacuated from Uganda, Nairobi Arrive Abuja, Lagos

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The Nigerian government has announced that 172 Nigerians have been evacuated from Uganda and Nairobi due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Nigerian in the Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, disclosed this on its official Twitter account on Wednesday.

The Commission said the evacuated Nigerians arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at 10:20 on an AirPeace Flight B777-200.

According to NIDCOM, some evacuated Nigerians will disembark in Abuja while others will proceed to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

“All Evacuees tested negative to COVID-19 before leaving Uganda and Nairobi and will now proceed on 14 days Self-Isolation as mandated by NCDC, the Federal Ministry of Health, and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19,” the tweet reads.