The Minister for Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has revealed that 22 Nigerians residing in Paris are set to return home.
Onyeama made this announcement via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday, stating that Air France has already departed Paris enroute, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Minister further stated that the flight is expected to arrive Abuja later today, 19th July, 2020.
Some of the evacuees are Nigerians in France, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Norway, Germany, Holland, UK and Canada. All passengers tested negative before boarding.
However, from all indications, a total of 93 Nigerians in Europe have been repatriated in the evacuation exercise coordinated by the Embassy of Nigeria in France, in cooperation with our Missions in Germany, Belgium, Holland and Hungary the Minister added.