200 and eighty-eight extra stranded Nigerians on Monday arrived within the nation from Dubai earlier than the August 17 deadline for undocumented immigrants to go away the United Arab Emirates.
This now brings to 2,641 the entire variety of Nigerian evacuees from the UAE to this point.
The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Fee, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa made this identified on her official Twitter deal with.
Abike-Dabiri disclosed that every one the returnees upon arrival examined unfavorable to COVID-19.
She added that they might, nevertheless, be examined once more for COVID-19 on the NCDC facility and can proceed on a 14-day obligatory self-isolation.
Her tweet learn: “One other flight from Dubai because the Nigerian mission tries to deliver as many individuals as doable earlier than the August 17 deadline for undocumented immigrants to go away. 2,641 returned from UAE, to this point.
“EVACUATION UPDATE @flyairpeace flight with 288 Evacuees arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 1100HRS from the United Arab Emirates, in the present day Monday, August 10, 2020, bringing the entire variety of evacuees from the UAE to 2,641
“All of them examined Destructive to #COVID__19 and at the moment are on a 14-day SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by @NCDCgov, @Fmohnigeria, and Presidential Job Power on #COVID-19.”