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Covid-19: FG to receive 238 Nigerian evacuees from Cyprus

The Federal Government will receive another batch of 238 Nigerian evacuees and one infant from Cyprus as the Turkish Airlines conveying them has departed for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, disclosed this via his Twitter handle (@Geoffrey Onyeama) on Sunday as the government continues to make more effort to repatriate Nigerians from different parts of the world following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government has so far evacuated over 2,000 out of an estimated 4,000 Nigerians who have indicated interest to return home from different parts of the world due to the pandemic.

 

Nigerians have returned from the US, the UK, South Africa, Lebanon, China, Sudan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), India, Saudi Arabia and others.

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