Americans stranded at Lagos air terminal as evacuation flight neglects to show up

Numerous American nationals were on Friday stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. 

It was assembled that the airplane that should empty them from Nigeria neglected to show up. 

Sources said the airplane had to come back to the US after departure because of issues with the team.

The US nationals were said to have just checked in at the MMIA and were made to hang tight for a few hours. 

The General Manager, Public Affairs of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, who affirmed the occurrence, said the airplane didn’t show up true to form. 

“The travellers spent the entire day, pausing, at long last they were on the whole to return home. They recovered their gear and returned home,” she said. 

She said the organisation was hanging tight for criticism on when the following flight would be orchestrated the clearing.

The US Consulate had in a round, a week ago, said it would clear American residents in Abuja and Lagos who were prepared to come back to the US because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The officer expressed in the roundabout that there were no booked flights to the United States, however, that it was effectively investigating alternatives and endeavouring to make sure about flights regardless of worldwide air terminal terminations and travel limitations.

“We will email US residents quickly once we have flight subtleties, courses, and expenses. US residents who are thinking about coming back to the United States are asked to make a trip to Abuja or Lagos as quickly as time permits,” the department said.

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