The United Arab Emirates Government has offered free flight to 170 Stranded Nigerians in Dubai to Nigeria, whose documentation expired since March 1st and have been given till August 17 to leave the country.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) disclosed this on its social platform as the Evacuees arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Friday, 14th August, 2020.
According to NiDCOM, “170 stranded Nigerians on Fly Dubai paid for by the UAE Govt this evening arrived the MMIA Lagos from the United Arab Emirates, today Friday, 14th of August, 2020. “The UAE Government offered three free flights to Nigerians in Dubai, whose documentation expired since March 1st and have been given till August 17 to leave the country.
“All evacuees tested Negative to COVID-19 and are now on a 14-day SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria, and Presidential Task Force PTF on COVID-19”.