Xenophobic Attacks: Air Peace Offers Aircraft To Move Nigerians Out Of South...

Xenophobic Attacks: Air Peace Offers Aircraft To Move Nigerians Out Of South Africa

By Agency Reports on September 6, 2019
0
Federal Airports Authority Air Peace Airline's Boeing Aircraft
Air Peace Airline's Boeing Aircraft

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Air Peace Airline would commence the evacuation of Nigerians in South Africa from September 6, 2019, following recent attacks on Nigerians in that country.

Ferdinand Nwonye, the spokesperson for the ministry, made this known in a statement on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, in Abuja.

Nwonye said that Mr. Allen Onyema, the proprietor of Air Peace Airline, volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday, September 6, 2019, to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return free of charge.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that following the recent xenophobic attack on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines, has volunteered to send an aircraft to evacuate Nigerians.

“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,” the statement stated.

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Comment

To leave a comment anonymously, simple write your thoughts in the comments box below and click the ‘post comment’ button.