Covid-19: 385 Americans and 200 Canadians,  evacuated from Nigeria

Covid-19: 385 Americans and 200 Canadians, evacuated from Nigeria

On Monday, America and Canada joined the list of countries evacuating their citizens from Nigeria because of the spread of Coronavirus.

Through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, 200 Canadians evacuated from the country.

Furthermore, the Canadians were airlifted by an Ethiopian airline Boeing 767, flight ET8201 with Registration number ET-ALO.

The Aircraft took off after all the mandatory screening and boarding

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formalities to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to pick some evacuees too.

The aircraft took off with 137 Canadians and 11 crew members.

Furthermore, another 385 Americans evacuated by an aircraft belonging to

Ethiopian airline through Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos after the first flight departed.

The aircraft, a Boeing 777-300 series took off directly to Washington DC, USA from Lagos without going through Abuja to pick other passengers.

Also, remember on Sunday, some Egyptians also evacuated from the country through the Nnamidi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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Air Peace airline carried out the evacuation of the Egyptians which began from Owerri.

So far, Air Peace airline has done two evacuations of foreign nationals, the first was the evacuation of Israelis from Lagos via Abuja to Tell Aviv.

So far, Air France and Lufthansa have evacuated over 800 French

and German nationals through Murtala Mohammed international airport Lagos.

Check the evacuation photos below:

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