HUMAN INTEREST

FG TO LIFT NIGERIANS FROM SOUTH AFRICA WITH AIRPEACE_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government says an Air Peace aircraft will be despatched to South Africa on Friday to evacuate Nigerians back home.

On Wednesday a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed that the airline volunteered their services .

This Ministry however said that gesture is for those wishing to return from South Africa which is currently in the grip of xenophobic attacks against foreigners, including Nigerians.

The statement reads:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja
__________ _________________________

PRESS RELEASE
No: MFA/PR/2019/42

AIR PEACE TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines Chief Allen Onyema, has volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday 6th September 2019 to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free of charge.

The general public is hereby advised to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture. Interested Nigerians are therefore advised to liaise with the High Commission of Nigeria in Pretoria and the Consulate General of Nigeria in Johannesburg for further necessary arrangement.

Signed

Ferdinand Nwonye
Spokesperson
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja
Wednesday, 4 September, 2019

Advertisements

Categories: HUMAN INTEREST

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.