306 Nigerians arrive Abuja from UAE, to undergo mandatory self-isolation – NiDCOM
Three hundred and six Nigerians have arrived the country from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) said on Wednesday.
According to NIDCOM in a series of tweets, the returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 8:00am Wednesday.
“Some Evacuees will disembark in Abuja while others will proceed to Murtala Mohammed Int’l Airport, Lagos”.
The agency noted that although the evacuees have tested negative to COVID-19, they will be undergoing mandatory self-isolation in line with guidelines from the Presidential Task Force and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted travels across the world, thousands of Nigerians have been evacuated back home.