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117 Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Rwanda, Others



Ganiyat Ganiyu 

No fewer than 117 stranded Nigerians have been evacuated from three East African countries amid the coronavirus disease.

The evacuees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Sunday via Azman Air.

They were repatriated from Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania.

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The returnees, who tested negative for COVID-19 before departure, are expected to self-isolate for 14 days in accordance to the protocol of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

Azman Air tweeted, “Evacuation Update: A Total of 117 Passengers evacuated from 3 African Countries #Rwanda#Tanzania & #Uganda by @AzmanAir  safely arrived at International Wing of MMA Lagos 2nd August 2020 around 03:00hrs

“We wish all the Passengers a Wonderful Stay in Nigeria.”

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