186 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa
A total of 186 Nigerians stranded in South Africa have been evacuated by the federal government.
A statement by the Media aide to the Foreign Affairs Minister, Sarah Sanda said the flight conveying the evacuees-Air Peace departs OR Tambo International Airport at about 4.30pm local time on Thursday.
Over 10, 000 Nigerians stranded in various countries across the world have so far been evacuated following the global lockdown in March, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“The last Evacuation flight from South Africa Air Peace is taking off at 4.30 pm local time from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg to Lagos with 186 passengers. About 35 are for Abuja,” Sanda stated.