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JUST IN: More Nigerians Stranded In Saudi Arabia Arrive Nigeria| READ DETAILS

A total of four hundred and twenty-four more Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia have arrived in Abuja today.

The Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  through  her Twitter handle said;

“424 more Nigerians stranded in Saudi have arrived Abuja. They will proceed on the mandatory 14 days quarantine. We appeal to Nigerians to desist from illegal migration,” she tweeted.

Earlier on Thursday, 384 stranded Nigerians in Saudi Arabia also arrived  the country.

Recall that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had disclosed on Wednesday that 802 Nigerians would return from Saudi Arabia on Thursday and Friday.

It said the citizens who were held at various detention Centres over migration issues would be received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials.

It also said the returnees would be quarantined at the Federal Capital Territory Hajj camp for 14 days in line with the COVID-19 protocols.

“They (returnees) will be quarantined at the FCT Hajj camp for a period of 14 days in line with established COVID-19 protocols. Thereafter, the ministry will facilitate their movement to their respective home destinations” .

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