The second batch of Nigerians have departed the O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, for the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
About 319 persons were evacuated by Air Peace at about 2:58 pm.
An official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kimiebi Ebenfa, confirmed this to Newsmen via a WhatsApp message on Wednesday.
“We wish to inform you that the second batch of about 319 willing Nigerian returnees from South Africa has departed O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, today (Wednesday) at 14:58 (2:58 pm) local time.
“The returnees, who were airlifted by Air Peace Airline , are expected to arrive Murtala Muhammed International Airport , Lagos , today at about 18:58 (6:58 pm) local time .”