269 Nigerians who were stranded in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic landed in Nigeria.
103 returnees landed in Lagos, while 166 landed in Abuja today, Saturday 13th June 2020., about 2am, after a few hours of delay.
Upon arrival, they broke into songs of worship and it was captured on video.
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, announced that the evacuees all tested negative to Covid-19 before they were allowed to board. They will now proceed on a compulsory 14 days self-isolation.
See commission’s tweet;
269 Stranded Nigerians in India landed in Nigeria (103 in Lagos, 166 in Abuja) today, Saturday 13th June 2020., about 2am, after a few hours of delay.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) June 13, 2020