Mon. Oct 24th, 2022

FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTY-TWO STRANDED NIGERIANS IN UAE ARRIVE ABUJA.

A total of five hundred and forty-two stranded Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) evacuated  back home by the Federal Government have arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

The evacuees, who arrived early today, aboard a max Air charted flight, were consisted of seventy-nine males, four hundred and sixty females and three infants.

They were received by a Federal Government team led by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and airport officials, security agencies including National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, NAPTIP Nigerian Diaspora Commission, NDLEA, among others.

Speaking earlier, the Director General NEMA Mustapha Habib Ahmed who officially received the returnees on behalf of the Federal Government admonished them to learn from their experience and be law abiding citizens that promote economic growth and positive image of Nigeria.

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