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COVID-19: 18 Nigerians return from France



The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said on Friday at least 18 Nigerians who were stranded in Europe due to the COVID-19 pandemic had returned home.

Dabiri-Erewa, who disclosed this on her Twitter handle, said the returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed international airport, Lagos, at exactly 2:50 p.m. on Friday from Paris, France.

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According to her, the flight was coordinated by the Nigerian Mission in France led by Amb. Modupe Irele.

The NIDCOM chief said the returnees would proceed on a 14 days self-isolation as mandated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Ministry of Health and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

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