Saturday, August 15, 2020

296 stranded Nigerians in UK evacuated home

No fewer than 296 Nigerians stranded in United Kingdom (UK) departed for Nigeria today

The evacuees according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs departed Gatwick Airport, London at about 1.38pm.

The Air Peace flight is expected to land Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja later on Saturday.

“296 returnees from the UK departed Gatwick Airport, London to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today, August 15, 2020 at 1.38 pm aboard Air Peace Flight No. P47801 operated by Air Europa Flight No AEA962,” a terse statement from Sarah Sanda, Media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.