NEMA evacuates 191 stranded Nigerians from India, gives them $100 each


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has evacuated a total of 191 stranded Nigerians in India.

They arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Friday, December 16, 2022 via an Ethiopian Airline.

They were received by a reception team led by NEMA and other relevant agencies, and were given a token of $100 for transportation to their various homes.

Addressing the returnees, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, welcomed them on behalf of the federal government.

The Minister who was represented by a Deputy Director in the Ministry, Dr Suleiman Abubakar, admonished them to be law abiding.