268 Nigerians evacuated from China have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The evacuees were brought back to Nigeria by Air Peace airline who had on Thursday flew some Chinese nationals out of the country to China.
The arrival of the evacuees from China was disclosed by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa via her twitter handle. She said the ” returnees would proceed on compulsory 14 days quarantine as stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control”. Some of the returnees were said to have faced racial discriminations in Guangzhou, China, from provincial officials.
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They were reportedly “evicted from their apartments and hotels following their alleged refusal to go for the mandatory quarantine imposed by the Guangdong Provincial authorities sequel to the outbreak of coronavirus”. Read here