FG repatriates 255 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia


The Federal Government has repatriated 255 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia. This was announced on Monday by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM).

In a post on Twitter sharing pictures of the returnees, NIDCOM said the 255 stranded Nigerians arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via Saudi Air Flight SV3405 at about 1:00 pm local time today Monday, 29th, March 2021.

This according to the agency is the first batch of returnees while the arrival of other returnees is expected in subsequent days.

The returnees will proceed on quarantine at the Federal Capital Territory Hajj camp for 14 days in line with the reversed COVID-19 protocols by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.


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