Evacuation: 322 Nigerians from USA to arrive in Lagos

Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama

Government says 322 Nigerians, who departed New Jersey in the USA are expected to arrive at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on Saturday.

Minister of Foreign Affairs  made this known via his verified twitter handle on Saturday.

According to him, the returnees are expected to arrive at 2.30 pm (Local time).

“Evacuation Update: 322 Nigerians are on board @flyethopia ET 509 which departed Newark, NJ, USA, for Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

“The evacuation flight is expected to arrive Lagos this afternoon, Saturday, 4th July 2020, at 2.30 p.m,” he stated.

The evacuees are returning following the Nigerian Federal Government’s guidelines on evacuation.

They will be expected to undergo testing on arrival and proceed on a 14-day quarantine and self-isolation where necessary.


Mercy Chukwudiebere