The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, have announced that Two Hundred and Thirty-Eight, 238, Nigerians who were stranded in Turkey arrived have at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Commission confirmed their arrival in a tweet on its official Twitter account on Sunday.
According to the commission, the returnees tested negative for COVID-19 but are expected to go on a 14-day isolation, in line with the guidelines set by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The tweet reads “238 Evacuees arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at exactly 2:45 pm local time from Turkey today, Sunday, 5th of July, 2020.
“All Evacuees tested Negative to COVID-19 and will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated by PTF on COVID-19.”