The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has announced that 134 Nigerians stranded in Khartoum, Sudan, due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned home.
Announcing via Twitter on Sunday, NIDCOM said the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
It explained that the 134 evacuees tested negative for coronavirus before departing Khartoum, adding that they would undergo another COVID-19 test in the country.
134 Nigerians arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 10 am local time via Air Sudan today, Sunday, 19th July 2020.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) July 19, 2020
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It added that the returnees would undergo 14-day isolation in line with the guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as well as the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
Meanwhile, more Nigerians stranded in France and some European countries are expected back home from Paris, Sunday.