The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has evacuated 270 stranded Nigerians in Egypt due to Coronavirus travel restrictions.

NIDCOM disclosed this in a statement on its Twitter handle on Friday.

According to the tweet, the evacuees would arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 6:00pm via Egypt Air. 

NIDCOM also revealed that the flight departed with two other nationals.

“Evacuation update: 270 stranded Nigerians departed Cairo, Egypt, via @eayptair for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, with two other nationals.

“The flight is expected to arrive around 6:00pm local time today. All evacuees tested negative for ‪#COVID-19.‪@NigeriaGov.”


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