238 Nigerians stranded in Turkey returns home

238 Nigerians stranded in Turkey returns home

Two hundred and thirty-eight Nigerians who were stranded in Turkey arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) confirmed their arrival in a tweet on its official handle.

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It explained that the returnees tested negative for COVID-19 but added that they are expected to go on 14-day isolation,

in line with the guidelines set by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as well as the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.


EVACUATION UPDATE: 238 Evacuees arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at exactly 2:45 pm local time from Turkey today, Sunday, 5th of July, 2020.

All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 and will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated PTF on #COVID-19.

Also, On Saturday, the agency said 109 Nigerians arrived the country from India via an Air Peace flight.

“35 evacuees [will] disembark in Abuja while 74 will proceed to Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Lagos,” it explained. 

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