By Maureen Okon
A total of 2, 933 Nigerians evacuees returned from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday, while 292 others were repatriated.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the the twitter handle of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), [email protected]_gov, reported that the evacuees returned to Nigeria via an Emirate flight.
“Emirates flight with 292 Evacuees arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 1430HRS from the United Arab Emirates today, Wednesday, August 12, bringing the total number of evacuees from the UAE to 2,933.
“All evacuees tested Negative to COVID-19 and will now proceed on a 14-day SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by Nigeria Center for Disease Contro (NCDC).”