117 Stranded Nigerians in East Africa return home

117 Nigerians stranded in three East African countries due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned home.

The evacuees from Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, early Sunday.

The repatriation flight was conducted by a Nigerian airline, Azman Air.

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The returnees, who tested negative for Covid-19 before departure, are expected to self-isolate for 14 days according to the protocol of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

Daily Times gathered that they are also expected to take another Covid-19 test before rejoining the society.

Announcing the arrival of the citizens on Sunday, the airline tweeted;

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