COVID-19: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has coordinated every one of its missions abroad to order a rundown of willing Nigerian nationals who wished to return home.

Executive, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, revealed this was a spin-off of solicitations got from Nigerians stranded abroad in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

She, nonetheless, said that the MFA had educated that “the budgetary ramifications will be borne by the forthcoming evacuees, who will be obligatorily isolated when they returned”.

As per an announcement on Friday by the Head, Media and Public Relations Unit, NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, intrigued residents ought to educate the government office in their nation regarding living arrangements about their expectations to come back to Nigeria.

It stated, “The intrigued Nigerians are encouraged to educate the missions in the different nations, they are in, which will at that point gather and organise with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“To this end, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa asked Nigerians stranded abroad ready to get back to enter into this Federal Government signal by giving data to the strategic their particular host nations.”

A few nations, including the UK, US, Israel and part conditions of the European Union had started emptying their residents from Nigeria utilising crisis flights allowed by the Federal Government.

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