255 Saudi-stranded Nigerians land in Abuja

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 A total of 255 stranded Nigerians in Saudi Arabia arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday.

The returnees came into the country via Saudi Air Flight SV 3405 at about 1:00 pm local time. The returnees, were part of the first batch that is expected in the
country this week.

They later proceeded on quarantine at the Federal Capital Territory Hajj camp for 14 days in line with the reversed Covid-19 protocols by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. Other returnees arrival  are expected in subsequent days within the week.

It will be recalled that over 1,000 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia were evacuated back to Nigeria in different flights on January 28, 29 and 30.

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Taofeek Olayemi Lawal is a senior correspondent with 9News Nigeria. Reporter for Women Advancement For Economic & Leadership Empowerment Foundation in Africa (WAELE). He has over 10 years experience in journalism and served as Senior Correspondent for LEADERSHIP Newspaper Abuja as well as Champion Newspaper Limited, Lagos. Contact Taofeek Olayemi Lawal by email or phone call. Phone: +234 805 307 4114, 081 0464 0001 Email: sportsesho@yahoo.com

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