50 Nigerian returnees from Pakistan arrive Nigeria

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By Johnson Dike

About 50 Nigerians in Pakistan has arrived Nigeria due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama in a tweet stated, “An aircraft conveying 50 of our nationals stranded in Pakistan and 1 Pakistani national departed Islamabad International Airport at about 1605hrs (4.05pm) local time.

“It is expected to arrive at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja at 0300 hrs (3.00am) on Friday, June 19, 2020.”

In addition, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, mentioned 15 nationals were evacuated from Europe on Thursday.

“Air France flight departed Paris to Lagos today (Thursday) and there were 15 Nigerians on board from France, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Estonia who had registered for the evacuation with the Nigerian Missions in these countries,” it tweeted

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