Again another set of 418 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia has been successfully evacuated back to the country by the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM).
The new returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja via Saudi Air at about 1220hrs today Wednesday, 31st, March 2021.
According to NIDCOM, the returnees shall proceed on quarantine at the Federal Capital Territory Hajj camp in line with the COVID-19 protocols put in place by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.
It will be recalled that NIDCOM had earlier confirmed the successful evacuation of 255 Nigerians previously stranded in Saudi Arabia.
According to NIDCOM, the affected persons arrived in Nigeria through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via Saudi Air Flight SV3405 at about 1:00 pm local time today Monday, 29th, March 2021.
The NIDCOM statement added that some other batches would also return at a later date but those who arrived on Monday will proceed on quarantine at the Federal Capital Territory Hajj camp for 14 days in line with the revised COVID-19 protocols by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.