The evacuation of willing Nigerians from the United States of America (USA) over the COVID-19 pandemic has been arranged for by the Federal Government.
In a memo titled “evacuation of Nigerians from the US” by the Consulate General of Nigeria, Nigerians interested in leaving the US were asked to indicate their interest in leaving.
According to a memo signed by Consul (Information and Community Relations) Mrs. Ninikanwa Okey-Uche, all willing Nigerians were asked to provide the details, including COVID-19 status, travel document status, location and reason for the request to the Consulate.
“Information received will be compiled and forwarded to the Nigerian Government for appropriate action. As soon as necessary arrangements are made, all concerned individuals will be
informed accordingly. Please note that the financial implications of the evacuation will be borne by the prospective evacuees,”e memo dated April 3, 2020 stated.