802 Nigerian Deportees from Saudi Arabia’ll Be Arriving Abuja Today
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No fewer than 802 Nigerian deported from Saudi Arabia are expected to arrive today and they would be received after the conclusion of arrangements by the Federal Government.
The deportees who are sent home as a result of high cost of jail upkeep in the foreign land are expected to land in batches, one on Thursday and the other tomorrow.
A Press Release on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda stated: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that Eight Hundred and Two (802) Nigerian nationals returning from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th of January 2021.”
The returnees will be conveyed via two Saudi Arabian Airlines. The first batch will arrive on the 28th of January at 11:50hrs, while the second will arrive 29th January at 10:35hrs.
Aduda explained that the returnees will be received on arrival by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Presidential Task Force on Covid19 and other relevant MDAs. They will be quarantined at the FCT Hajj camp for a period of fourteen (14) days in line with established COVID-19 protocols. Thereafter, the ministry will facilitate their movement to their respective home destinations.”