384 Nigerians evacuated from UAE arrive in Abuja

No fewer than 384 Nigerians have arrived Abuja following their evacuation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

They arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday via Saudi Air flight B773, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) tweeted.

“384 Returnees (300 Males, 83 Females and one Infant) of the 802 Stranded Nigerians in UEA just arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via Saudi Air flight B773 at about 1:10 pm local time today 28th January 2021,” the tweet read.

NIDCOM chairman/chief executive officer Abike Dabiri-Erewa had announced earlier in the week that the evacuation would be carried out.

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