The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has confirmed the evacuation and arrival of 145 Nigerians who were stranded in Sudan due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
They were evacuated on Friday, June 26 via an Air Sudan flight which arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 12.45pm local time.
All Evacuees will now proceed on 14 days self Isolation as stipulated by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC. A tweet shared by NIDCOM said:
”145 Nigerians arrives Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 12.45pm local time via Air Sudan today, Friday, 26th June, 2020. All Evacuees will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by @NCDCgov, @Fmohnigeria and PTF on #COVID-19.”
In case you missed it, the commission reported that 167 Nigerians stranded in South Africa, were evacuated to Nigeria on Thursday, June 25. All 167 of them tested negative to the novel virus before they were evacuated.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) June 26, 2020
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