News Travel

Evacuation: 327 Nigerians depart London for Abuja

Evacuation: 327 Nigerians depart London for Abuja

A total of 327 stranded Nigerians successfully evacuated by the Federal Government have departed Gatwick Airport, London, and are expected to arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Sarah Sanda, disclosed this to journalists on Sunday in Abuja.
Sanda said the returnees departed London at 11.15 a.m. aboard Air Peace airline.

“The 327 returnees from the UK departed Gatwick Airport in London to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport today, Aug. 9, 2020, at 11.15 a.m. aboard Air Peace flight No. P 47854 operated by Air Europa Fight No AEA855, ” she said.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   COVID-19: 270 Nigerians to return home from Egypt

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has been evacuating its citizens stranded in other countries.
On Saturday, August 8, 323 stranded Nigerians, including six infants, successfully evacuated from the UK, arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos .

Kindly share this story
loading...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.