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320 Nigerians set to depart South Africa over xenophobic attack




The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has disclosed that the first batch of the
Nigerian returnees from South Africa would depart  South Africa for Nigeria today (11/9/19).


Mr Adama who spoke to the the Newvs
Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said the returnees are expected to depart South Africa by 9:00 a.m Wednesday.


The consul general also revealed that Air peace had indicated interest to evacuate over 600 Nigerians that were willing to return home following the latest xenophobic attacks in South Africa.


He said ” the first flight leaves by 09:00 this Wednesday with about 320 passengers and the second batch will leave on Thursday, all things being equal.

“We have over 600 who had indicated interest. All things being equal, without any hitches, the plane will take off by 09:00 hours this Wednesday.


“The manifest for the first flight is ready, and we are working on the next flight”.

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