Over 340 Americans Where Evaquated From Nigeria

The United States Mission to Nigeria has on Saturday said over 340 Americans in Nigeria have beed evacuated to the United States.

Revealed in a tweet, the Mission said the Americans was said to have left Nigeria for the United States via a booked Omni Air International flight heading for Dulles International Airport close to Washington DC.

"The U.S. Mission in Nigeria wishes all Americans on board a smooth flight as they return to join family & friends at home,” the tweet said.

Earlier this month, the Mission revealed it had helped 997 Americans to return home to unite with their family and friends amid the novel pandemic.

The evacuations come amid the COVID-19 pandemic,  US has been said to be the worst-hit country in the world.

The US had recorded earlier more than 720,000 cases and over 38,000 deaths of coronavirus.


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