268 Nigerians stranded in China due to the Coronavirus pandemic arrive Abuja

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268 Nigerians stranded in China due to the Coronavirus pandemic arrive Abuja
268 Nigerians stranded in China due to the Coronavirus pandemic arrive Abuja

At least 268 Nigerians evacuated from China have arrived in Abuja on Saturday.

Their flight touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Saturday afternoon.

This was confirmed by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

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Dabiri-Erewa, in an update on Twitter, said the returnees would proceed on a compulsory 14-day quarantine, as stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

“268 stranded Nigerians arrive in Abuja airport about 2.30 pm today, from China.

“They will be proceeding for the mandatory 14-day quarantine,” she wrote.