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172 Nigerians evacuated by NIDCOM from Kenya, Uganda arrive Abuja

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No fewer than 172 Nigerian evacuated from Uganda and Kenya have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) said this in a statement by Mr. Gabriel Odu of its Media, Public Relations, and Protocol Unit.

He said the evacuees arrived through Air Peace Flight B777-200 from Nairobi, the Kenyan capital.

According to Odu, some of the evacuees disembarked at the airport in Abuja and others proceeded to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

“The exercise was put together by our mission in Nairobi, Kenya in collaboration with the Mission in Kampala, Uganda.

“All evacuees tested negative to #COVID19 and will now proceed on 14 days self-isolation as mandated by @NCDCgov, @Fmohnigeria and PTF on #COVID-19,” he said