51 Nigerians from Ghana, other W/African countries arrive Lagos, go into isolation

Thirty nine Nigerians from Ghana and 12 from other West African countries on Sunday morning arrived Badagry, Lagos State and were immediately put into 14-day isolation by the state government.

The returnees arrived the country around 3.30 a.m. in two luxury buses with registration numbers LSD 614 YR and KTU 833 XY and on their arrival, they were taken to an isolation centre in Badagry.

According to the Nigerian in Diaspora Commission which facilitated their journey, all the expenses for their 14-day quarantine will be paid by the Lagos State government while tests will be conducted on them to know their status.

The commission said in its twitter handle: “39 evacuees from Ghana with about 12 evacuees from other West African Countries are now in Badagry, Lagos. They have begun their 14-day compulsory isolation.

The returnees who came from Ghana and other countries were brought in two luxury buses with registration numbers Lagos LSD 614 YR and KTU 833XY.

They arrived at about 3:30 a.m. from Ghana and other African nations and are currently on 14 day quarantine paid for by Gov @jidesanwoolu nin Badagry.”


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