On Wednesday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed in a tweet that a total of 162 Nigerians that were stranded in India have been evacuated.
This is said to be the third batch to have been evacuated from India.
The third batch of 162 evacuees has departed New Delhi, India by Air Peace. The combined flight to Abuja and Lagos will first land at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to disembark 48 passengers before proceeding to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos with the remaining 114. All evacuees will then proceed on the mandatory 14 days self-isolation,” he stated.