The incumbent Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday disbursed the sum of N6.3 million to the 314 Nigerians who returned from South Africa.
The governor while disbursing the sum added that each of the returnees would be given N20,000 to assist them in settling down in the country after returning from the former apartheid enclave.
The second batch of fleeing returnees were aided back to the country by the Federal Government with the assistance of a Nigerian carrier, Air Peace.
The B777 aircraft, with registration number 5N-BWI, which departed Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, landed yesterday at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7.22 p.m.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to undertake a State Visit to South Africa in October.