292 stranded Nigerians in Saudi Arabia return, quarantined

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.

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