- The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Oyeama, says 298 Nigerians departed the United Arab Emirates for the country
- According to him, the Nigerians departed the UAE on Monday, June 22
- Onyeama also disclosed that 17 Nigerians arrived Abuja from Senegal on Sunday, June 21
Two hundred and ninety-eight Nigerians have departed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the country, minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has said.
The minister, who made the disclosure on his Twitter page, said the Nigerians departed the UAE on Monday, June 22.
According to Onyeama, 17 Nigerians arrived Abuja from Senegal on Sunday, June 21.
He said upon their arrival from the UAE, they will undergo the mandatory 14-day isolation as prescribed by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that 50 Nigerians stranded in Pakistan arrived in Abuja on Friday, June 19.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made the disclosure via its Twitter page @nidcom_gov on Friday, saying all evacuees were on compulsory 14 days self-isolation.
According to NIDCOM, the compulsory self-isolation was being observed according to the new protocol by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
In other news, a 20-year-old first-class degree holder in Economics, Aramide Akintimehin, embraced a career in training future leaders by dedicating her life to teach primary school pupils.
She earns a living as a primary school teacher who also runs a free school for out-of-school children, Talent Mine Academy.
Aramide said she was prompted to embark on this journey because of the poor quality of education in public schools.
Aramide is also working on obtaining a diploma in Education from Babcock University.
In the course of imparting knowledge in these kids, the 20-year-old teacher also said she learns from them.
She narrated a scenario where she was unable to solve a verbal reasoning question which had already been solved by one of her pupils. She said the pupil explained to her how she arrived at the answer.
Aramide shared on her Instagram page: "We had Verbal Reasoning this morning and while trying to draft out the correct answers to the questions, I struggled with finding the answer to a particular question. I decided to check the notes of my kids to see if they attempted it because that question was a bit dicey."
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