FEDERAL government has received 292 Nigerians evacuated from Saudi Arabia through the assistance of the Saudi government.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema disclosed this on his tweeter handle a moment ago stating that the returnees have been settled in the hotels for the mandatory 14-days quarantine in line with the guidelines of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.
“We received 292 evacuees stranded in Saudi Arabia yesterday. The Saudi Government transported them to Abuja. A large number are nursing mothers and children and they are all comfortably settled in hotels under the mandatory 14-days quarantine”, the minister stated.