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325 Nigerians return from US

The sixth evacuation flight from the US has departed for Abuja and Lagos with 325 passengers on board.

In the manifest are 128 males, 174 females, and 23 infants, according to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr. Benaoyagha Okoyen.

This brings to 1,739 the total number of stranded Nigerians evacuated from the US by the Federal Government so far.

According to the flight schedule, the Ethiopian Airlines plane will fly directly to Abuja, and then proceed to Lagos.

Okoyen told the News Agency of Nigeria that 101 of the passengers were Abuja-bound, while the rest are heading to Lagos.

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As with the previous flights, all the evacuates were subjected to the Federal Government’s COVID-19 safety requirements before boarding.

These include temperature checks and presentation of negative coronavirus test results, among others.

(NAN)

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