- Thirteen Nigerian returnees from Canada, Germany and France arrived in the country
- They arrived through Seme Border Post in Lagos state on Thursday, June 11
- Health official says the returnees had been screened in Benin
Another batch of 13 Nigerian returnees from Canada, Germany and France has arrived in the country through Seme Border Post in Lagos state on Thursday, June 11.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the returnees landed in Benin Republic by Air France on Wednesday, June 10.
Legit.ng gathers that a Port Health Services (PHS) official in Seme, who craved anonymity, said the returnees comprised of eight males and five females.
According to the official, the returnees had been screened by health officials.
The official said: “They arrived at 8:30 a.m. today from Canada, Germany and France through Cotonou Airport.
“We have collected their contacts and relevant information for follow up on their health status.
“This will be forwarded to officials of Lagos State Ministry of Health and NCDC who will be having random checks on them periodically."
In other news, at just 14 years of age, Dorothy Jean Tillman of Chicago has become a perfect example of black excellence after she obtained her graduate degree from Unity College in the United States.
Through distant learning, the teen prodigy grabbed her master’s degree in sustainable science and environmental planning.
At just 8 months old she began talking, by four she was completing math problems and by nine she was starting high school.
Tillman has always loved learning and once she finished high school, she figured she should pursue her associate's degree which worked in her favour since many of the credits counted towards her bachelors.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that former presidential aide Reno Omokri advised Nigerians to stop complaining that churches are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Omokri, who took to his Twitter page to give the piece of advice, said businesses are also closed but they are not complaining as much as churches.
He admitted that offerings have reduced, but said he is in support of the closure of churches until the country finds a way to live with the deadly disease and reduce deaths.
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