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Isolation Centers Welcomed 253 Nigerians From The UK For Proper Treatment

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253 Nigerians welcomed to isolation centers
253 Nigerians welcomed to isolation centers

The second set of 253 Nigerians were airlifted from the United Kingdom yesterday arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.



This came 48 hours after the first set from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) were brought into the country by Emirates Airlines.

The latest returnees were dropped into the country on British Airways flight BA9155.
The Boeing 747 aircraft with registration Number G-CIVO which conveyed them touched down at 1.45pm.



The returnees disembarked from the aircraft after over 30 minutes through a motorised gangway rather than the usual avio-bridge.
After the usual temperature screening by officials of the Port Health Services, they were led into luxurious buses which took them to the isolation centers already prepared for them.
However, some of them were airlifted to Abuja on an Air Peace flight while they would be quarantined in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Officials of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the Lagos State government and other officials of the federal government were on ground to receive them.
The same aircraft which brought them repatriated 215 British nationals from the airport.

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