Xenophobia: Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa

ABUJA – The Federal Government has announced that the Proprietor of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema has volunteered to send aircraft to South Africa to evacuate Nigerians from the country.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this announcement in a statement signed by Ferdinand Nwonye, Spokesperson of the ministry on Wednesday.

It reads, “the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines Chief Allen Onyema, has volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday 6th September 2019 to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free of charge.

“The general public is hereby advised to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture. Interested Nigerians are therefore advised to liaise with the High Commission of Nigeria in Pretoria and the Consulate General of Nigeria in Johannesburg for further necessary arrangement.”

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