The first batch of 160 Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic has arrived in Abuja and had been moved into quarantine.
The returnees, including eight inf acts, were part of the 700 Nigerians who registered for the emergency evacuation flights in the US.
They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja, around 11:05 am on Sunday, aboard an Ethiopian airlines Boeing 787 aircraft.
Minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey onyeama , had said that those evacuates would be quarantine for 14 days before leaving for their respective destinations.
One of the returnees explained that they were checked into a hotel at the Garki area of Abuja, nothing that the evacuation process went well