The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission was part of the team that welcomed Nigerians Evacuated from South Africa.
A tweet on their handle shows the DG of the commission Hon Abike Dabiri- Erewa , who led the team, singing the National anthem along with the elated returnees in a video.
A statement signed By Gabriel Odu of the media department NIDCOM says while receiving the returnees,Dabiri-Erewa told them that “apart from transport stipend to convey them to their various destinations, for ease of communication, they are to receive SIM cards with N40,000 Naira worth of air time, plus 9GB of data valid for 2 months as well as a soft loan from the Bank of Industry to support those interested in small trade and businesses. A program ot reintegration will also be put in place subsequently”.
Meanwhile, Officials of the bank of industry were also on hand to brief them.
Some of the returnees could be heard thanking the Federal government and Aircraft for bringing them back home.