The Federal Government has confirmed the evacuation of 286 Nigerians stranded in China due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
The China returnees arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday.
Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, while announcing the arrival said the returnees would be proceeding on compulsory 14 days isolation.
A tweet by NIDCOM said, “268 stranded Nigerians in China lands in Abuja International Airport at exactly 2:30pm Nigerian time today 30th May 2020. All evacuees will be proceeding on compulsory 14 days quarantine as mandated by NCDC and Federal Ministry of Health.”
See the photo from the scene below.