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289 Nigerians To Arrive From US Today

According to the Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sarah Sanda, who made this known said the evacuation flight left US on Tuesday.

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Two Hundred and eighty-nine Stranded Nigerians in the United States of America are expected to return to the country later today.

According to the Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sarah Sanda, who made this known said the evacuation flight left US on Tuesday.

The flight manifest, Sanda stated, includes 135 males, 142 females and 12 infants.

Naija news Understands that the latest development was made known after about 109 stranded where returned to the country on Tuesday.

However in another related development,The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has lamented over situation currently experienced by Nigerian students on Scholarship in the United Kingdom.

According to her, due to the inability of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC to pay the allowances, tuition, and other incentives of students the student on its scholarship scheme, a good number of the citizens have become beggars on the street.

Dabiri-Erewa in the statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, July 28 through NIDCOM spokesperson Gabriel Odu, urged the NDDC management team to act with immediate effect to address the challenges.

 



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