Federal Government has evacuated no fewer than 300 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic have been evacuated.
Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, announced this on Friday via Twitter.
She said the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Friday afternoon aboard an Emirate flight.
According to Dabiri-Erewa, “300 stranded Nigerian travellers arrive at Abuja Airport from Dubai. They all tested negative for COVID-19 before boarding.
“They will be tested again at a Nigeria Centre for Disease Control facility while on a 14-day compulsory self-isolation as directed by the Covid-19 Presidential Task Force.”