COVID-19: Another 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo arrive Seme border

COVID-19: Another 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo arrive Seme border

Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:51 pm

One of the 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic being screened with Infra Red Thermometer by official of Port Health Services at Seme border on Sunday.

Another batch of 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic have arrived at Seme Border Post in Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The 13 returnees arrived the border post in a Toyota Coaster bus with Togolese registration number TG 5923 A.

The Nigerian returnees were resident in Togo but decided to return to their country following outbreak of COVID-19.

“The Nigerians were screened with the infra red thermometer by our officials when they arrived today.

“We have called Lagos State Ministry of Health and they have promised to come and evacuate them to quarantine facility in Badagry,” a Port Health official told NAN at Seme border.

The arrival of 13 returnees from Togo on Sunday brings to 103 the total number of Nigerians that arrived through Seme border post after the border closure on March 21.

67 Nigerians resident in Ivory Coast returned on April 8, at Seme border post in a luxurious bus with registration number Osun XA 240 EJG.

Another batch of 23 Nigerian returnees, who came from different parts of the world and landed in Lome, Togolese capital, on Ethiopian Airlines, arrived Seme border on April 19 and were quarantined in Lagos.

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