802 Nigerians Returning From S/Arabia To Be Quarantined For 14 Days

Yemisi Izuora

The Federal Government has concluded plans to place about 802 Nigerians who will be arriving the country today from Saudi Arabia would be placed on 14 day isolation.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs had announced that Eight Hundred and Two (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.

The first batch will arrive on the 28th of January at 11:50hrs, while the second will arrive 29th January at 10:35hrs.

The returnees will be received on arrival by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Presidential Task Force on Covid19 and other relevant MDAs.

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

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