COVID-19: 268 Nigerians Return Home From China

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Screenshot from Video posted by Nigerians in Diaspora Commission on Saturday, May 30th.

Two-hundred and sixty-eight Nigerians have returned to the country from China.

They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, all the returnees will be put on the 14-day quarantine stipulated by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

EVACUATION UPDATE:
268 Stranded Nigerians in China safely arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, 30th May 2020.
All of them will go on the 14 days quarantine stipulated by @NCDCgov and @Fmohnigeria#StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19 @NigeriaGov @DigiCommsNG

— Geoffrey Onyeama (@GeoffreyOnyeama) May 30, 2020

VIDEO:
EVACUATION UPDATE:

268 Stranded Nigerians in China lands in Abuja Int’l airport at exactly 2:30 pm Nigerian time today 30th May 2020.

All Evacuees will be proceeding on Compulsory 14 days quarantined as mandated by @NCDC and @Fmohnigeria@NigeriaGov @channelstv pic.twitter.com/lp7SgyY5VK

— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) May 30, 2020


 


The repatriation comes days after Onyeama announced that the ministry is developing new guidelines for citizens seeking to be evacuated.

He explained that part of the new guidelines would require that intending evacuees must do a compulsory test for the COVID-19 at least five days to their departure.

Meanwhile, the minister had also that two flights from the United Kingdom will be coming into Nigeria to evacuate British citizens in the country.

He, however, explained that it would not be possible to take advantage of the situation to evacuate Nigerian citizens in the UK.

“The situation with the flights now coming in is that the UK Government which is effectively chattering these planes… in the contract that they have with those companies, there are provisions not to carry anybody coming to Nigeria on that first leg, so their contract is only to carry passengers going from Nigeria to the United Kingdom. So it would not be possible but furthermore, it also would not have been possible because the plan that we had was to use a Nigerian carrier to evacuate Nigerians from all the countries around the world where we have an evacuation operation unless it is absolutely impossible to do so,” Onyeama said.

Speaking further about other developments, the minister affirmed that 69 Nigerian girls trafficked to Lebanon had been rescued and evacuated back to the country.

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Thanks God bless you all and hope to be able to get the money to you and don't know what to


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Eno Attat
1 month ago

China Returnee


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Alagbe Femi
1 month ago

They should b isolated


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Late comers 


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Yusuf Oyeleye
1 month ago

They will soon run back


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Abdussalam
1 month ago

Thanks God bless you all and hope to be able to get the money to you and don't know what to


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i hope they don't test positive 


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Fidelis Osakwe
1 month ago
ooooooooooooook hmmmmm
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Fidelis Osakwe
1 month ago
ooooooooooooook hmmmmmmmmmm
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Covid 19 returnees


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Michael Joseph
1 month ago

Abeg they should b quarantined


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Toheeb Morakinyo
1 month ago

I hope they are properly tested ?


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Wellcom ooooooooooo


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They should be quarantine please 


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Yusuf Fatima
1 month ago

Abeg oo,, they should be checked well ooo


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They are welcome


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Isaac Iorunde
1 month ago

Watin dey carry come na


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Emmanuel Samuel
1 month ago

Y re dey still alloweing people to return from China to Nigeria again?


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Bassey Orok
1 month ago

Finally our brothers and sisters are back


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Sumonu Samuel
1 month ago

Hmmmm my people run oo


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