FG evacuates 324 stranded Nigerians From US

The Federal Government has vacated another batch of stranded Nigerians in the United States of America.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama on Saturday via his Twitter handle disclosed the information. According to him, the Nigerian returnees are being expected into the country from Newark Airport, New Jersey.


Onyeama also noted that the flight left the American soil on Friday and is due to arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 3:35 pm today. The Minister revealed that following the development of the third evacuation of these citizens, two more evacuation flights are expected from the country on July 28 and 31 respectively. He wrote;


“The third evacuation flight from the #USA has departed Newark, New Jersey to Abuja with 324 Nigerians. The flight departed 23:27hrs on Friday 17th to arrive at about 15:35 pm today.


“Two more evacuation flights are expected from the US to Abuja and Lagos, on the 28th and 31st of this month,” he said.

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