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PHOTOS: NEMA receives 542 stranded Nigerians from UAE


The National Emergency Management Agency received at least 542 stranded Nigerians evacuated from the United Arab Emirates.

WuzupNigeria reports that the evacuees consists of 79 males, 460 females and three infants.

The returnees were welcomed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, the nation’s capital a round 4:29am on Sunday morning.

On arrival, the returnees were screened by the Health officials, profiled by various relevant agencies and cleared by the Nigerian Immigration Service before being given a token of transport fare by NEMA before leaving the airport.

They were received by Federal Government team led by NEMA, airport officials, security agencies, the Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Nigerian Customs, NSCDC, the police, Port Health Services, amongst others.

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