418 Nigerians return from Saudi Arabia


 418 Nigerians got back from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, bringing the all out number of returnees to 1,071 inside three days. 

Driving the between administrative offices to get the returnees, the Director, Consular and Legal Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Bolaji Akinremi, said 255 and 398 returnees showed up Nigeria on Monday and Tuesday, separately. 

Akinremi said that the smooth reintegration practice was made conceivable by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha. 

An assertion by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission representative, Abdul-Rahman Balogun, said the chief additionally lauded every one of the organizations engaged with the bringing home exercise. 

It said quick testing for COVID-19 was done while the returnees were profiled by states and sexual orientation, adding that they would be isolated in a camp for three days. 

The assertion said, "Akinremi guaranteed the returnees that the convenience at the camp has essential conveniences which incorporate a 24-hour clinical benefit to investigate the government assistance of the returnees before they are gotten together with their families. 

"The Ambassador said that a symbolic measure of N20,000 was given to every one of the returnees for their transportation while free dinners and toiletries were provided to every one of them.'' 

The NIDCOM Chairman, addressed by Balogun, said everything would be done to make the returnees agreeable. 

He encouraged those wishing to leave the nation because of one test or the other to have a reexamine, ''particularly on the off chance that they don't have any task to take care of abroad, to remain at home and consider how to help themselves.'' 

More than 1000 Nigerian returnees from Saudi Arabia were emptied back to the country in January 2021.

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