Over the past few months, over 2,200 Brits have been reportedly evacuated from Nigeria due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.
This was made known by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Additionally, the office disclosed that about 17,000 citizens including 8,400 stranded travelers and over 9,000 citizens on commercial flights have been sent home from Africa since March.
Giving details, the office further indicated that;
“4,300 Britons were also evacuated from South Africa, over 900 from Ghana, amongst other African countries”.
Also, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing. Laing, while appreciating the Federal Government also said;
” The final flight of the repatriation flights occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic is scheduled for Monday and would take-off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.”