Over 600 Nigerian Americans showed up at the Muritala international Airport in Lagos, wanting to be evacuated to United States Of America, according to serial investor, Bamikole Banks In a Twitter post.
Recall that the United States Mission in Nigeria had announced the commencement of evacuation of its citizens from Nigeria.
This is happening after Germany, Israel, and France evacuated their nationals following the rising cases of coronavirus disease in the country.
The Embassy confirmed the development via its official Twitter handle, @US Mission Nigeria.
It said multiple emergency flights departing from Lagos and Abuja had been confirmed for this week.
The mission asked Americans booked for the flight not to come to the airport until they had been contacted by officials.
The Twitter post read, “The US Consulate in Lagos has confirmed multiple emergency flights for this week departing from Lagos and Abuja. Please do not come to the airport until we have contacted you directly. Please shelter in place and await further information.”
You may be interested
‘Buhari’s was a total failure in eight years, history will judge him’ – Bode GeorgeWebby - May 28, 2023
Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Bode George, says the eight years of President Muhammadu…
We must make Nigeria work better – BuhariWebby - May 28, 2023
By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari says citizens must bring to bear the strength of individualism, the power of unity…
President Buhari’s farewell speechWebby - May 28, 2023
FAREWELL SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA My fellow Nigerian brothers, sisters and…
Leave a Comment