Evacuation Of Nigerians Stranded Abroad Begins This Week

The evacuation plans have been in the works for weeks.

Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa / Photo credit: thecable.ng
Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa / Photo credit: thecable.ng

All is now set for the evacuation this week of Nigerians who have expressed interest in heading back home and have confirmed their COVID-19 status.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman and CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, in a tweet on Monday gave the update of the evacuation plans that have been in the works for weeks.

She said, “Planned evacuation of Nigerians begins from this week. UAE. UK. USA etc All applicants should please check with the various missions for updates and protocols to abide by. May the Lord heal the world.”

Most countries have successfully evacuated their nationals stranded in foreign lands due to the grounding of airlines and the entire aviation industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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