Another 319 Nigerians Return From South Africa
A second batch of 319 Nigerians returned from South Africa on Wednesday evening.
The returnees arrived on an Air Peace flight at the Murtala Muhammed International airport, Lagos, at about 7:21 p.m.
Details of the flight were contained in a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The latest returnees join the 178 Nigerians who also returned voluntarily from South Africa last week. They were also airlifted by Air Peace.
Air Peace Commended
Earlier on Wednesday, Allen Onyema, chairman of Air Peace, was commended by Nigerian lawmakers at their plenary.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajamila, said Mr. Onyema sacrificed his primary purpose of business at no cost.
He also recommended Mr Onyema to the Federal Government for a national honour.
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