COVID-19: 664 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia, Turkey arrive Abuja


The 376 Nigerians who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia since COVID-19 peaked have been evacuated back home.

They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, via Saudi Air Abuja on Monday, August 17, 2020, at about 1530hrs.

In the same vein, Turkish Airlines flight TK4915 arrived from Istanbul, Turkey at about 1515hrs with an estimated number of 288 evacuees.

All evacuees will all proceed on 14-day self-isolation as mandated by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.


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