The Nigerian in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has announced the return of at least 158 stranded Nigerians from Niamey, Niger Republic.
The commission made the announcement on its official Twitter handle, adding that the returnees came via an Air Peace flight which landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
All 158 returnees who came in at 10.00 pm 29th July 2020 have tested negative for the deadly coronavirus, the commission’s statement revealed.
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>EVACUATION UPDATE.<br>158 stranded Nigerian migrants from Niamey Niger arrived Nnamdi Azikwe Int’l Airport Abuja at about 10.00 pm via Airpeace 29th July, 2020 courtesy of <a href=”https://twitter.com/EUinNigeria?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@EUinNigeria</a>, <a href=”https://twitter.com/IOM_Nigeria?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@IOM_Nigeria</a> (working with the Nigerian mission) who paid for the flight and other logistics.<br>1/3 <a href=”https://t.co/hLjCRMfXtj”>pic.twitter.com/hLjCRMfXtj</a></p>— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) <a href=”https://twitter.com/nidcom_gov/status/1288776652735098880?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>July 30, 2020</a></blockquote> https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
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