Nigeria evacuates 332 citizens from London – NiDCOM
August 9, 2020 - The Nigerian government has evacuated 322 of its citizens from London, United Kingdom, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has said.
The evacuees arrived Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, at 7:40 p.m local time onboard an Air Peace flight No. P47854.
“332 evacuees arrive Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, from the Gatwick Airport, London UK, Aug. 8, at about 7:40p.m Local time via Air Peace @flyairpeace Flight No. P47854 operated by Air Europe.
“Earlier, we announced the arrival of Sudan Airways from Sudan with 87 Nigerians landed at Abuja at about 0915HR and also Airpeace flight from the UAE arrived at about 1150HR with 311 Nigerians landed in Abuja and also proceeded to Lagos.
“Ethiopian Air from Addis Ababa also arrived at about 1300HR with 308 Nigerians on board where 94 evacuees disembarked in Abuja and the rest proceeded to Lagos,” the body stated.
NiDCOM also revealed that the evacuees have all proceeded on a 14 day self-isolation, as madanted by the Nigerian Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.