Following the global lockdown in March, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, over 10,000 Nigerians have been stranded across various parts of the world.
However, another 186 Nigerians have been evacuated by the Federal Government from South Africa.
According to Sarah Sanda, media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs the Air Peace flight conveying the evacuees departs OR Tambo International Airport at about 4.30pm local time on Thursday.
”The last Evacuation flight from South Africa Air Peace is taking off at 4.30 pm local time from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg to Lagos with 186 passengers. About 35 are for Abuja,”