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FG receives Returnees from Saudi Arabia Today, Tomorrow

By Ignatius Ushie

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that 802 Nigerian nationals returning from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe  International Airport on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th of January 2021. The Returnees will be conveyed via two Saudi Arabian Airlines.

In a Press Release signed by Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, Permanent Secretary in the ministry, it was noted that the first batch of the returnees will arrive on the 28th of January at 11:50hrs, while the second will arrive 29th January at 10:35hrs.

It added that the returnees will be received on arrival by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Presidential Task Force on Covid19 and other relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

They will be quarantined at the FCT Hajj camp for a period of 14 days in line with established COVID-19 protocols. Thereafter, the Ministry will facilitate their movement to their respective home destinations, the statement noted.

 

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