298 Nigerians leave the United Arab Emirates and another 17 arrive in Abuja from Senegal – Channels Television

Archive: The Emirates Airlines plane carrying 300 Nigerians evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, arrives at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on June 19, 2020.

Two hundred and ninety-eight Nigerians left the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the country, with another 17 arriving in Abuja from Senegal on Sunday.


This is according to a series of tweets on Monday by Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama.

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According to Onyeama, Nigerians will arrive at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos via an Emirates airline.


The Minister explained that, upon arriving from the United Arab Emirates, they will undergo the mandatory 14-day isolation, as prescribed by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) in COVID-19.

In the 17 Nigerians who were evacuated from Senegal, the minister explained that they were received in Abuja, the country's capital on Sunday.

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