292 Nigerians evacuated from Saudi Arabia due to the Coronavirus pandemic have arrived in Abuja Nigeria.It had been gathered that the flight arrived late on Tuesday at Abuja (Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport).
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, who Twitter it on Wednesday morning, said the evacuees were mostly women and Nursing mother.
He said: we received 292 evacuees stranded in Saudi Arabia yesterday. The Saudi Government transported them to Abuja.An outsized number are nursing mothers and youngsters and that they are all comfortably settled in hotels under the mandatory 14 days quarantine. This will be the fourth batch of Nigerians to be evacuated from foreign countries. 265 Nigerians were evacuated from the United Arab Emirates on May 6. On Friday May 8, 253 Nigerians were evacuated from the United Kingdom , then on Sunday May 10, 160 Nigerians were evacuated from the United State. Good news: 970 Nigerians have thus far been evacuated from other countries due to the Covid-19 pandemic.