The 23 persons who earlier on Sunday arrived Nigeria from Lome, Togo have been handed over to the Lagos State Ministry of health, and will be in quarantine for 14 days.
The returnees it was learnt, were received by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service at Seme-Krake Joint Border Post.
The Public Relations Officer, NIS, Mr. Sunday James confirmed the development.
James, in a statement titled, ’23 Nigerian returnees from Lome-Togo’, said NIS on Sunday received at Seme-Krake Joint Border Post 23 Nigerian returnees who arrived from Lome-Togo.
James said, “The Nigeria Immigration Service received 23 Nigerian returnees that arrived from Lome-Togo today, Sunday April 12, at Seme-Krake Joint Border Post.
“The Comptroller General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, on receiving the report of the returnees directed that the Control post carry out proper profiling and documentation of the returnees who were 23 in number with the following breakdown: Anambra- six, Ogun-three, Delta – three, Edo – two, Imo – two, Oyo – one, Benue – one, Abia – one, Enugu – one, Ekiti – one, who were properly screened by WHO and Port Health Officials before the NIS profiling.
“The returnees were handed over to the Lagos State Government Ministry of Health Officials for onward processing in line with NCDC health procedures for returning Nigerians.”
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