Another batch of 13 Nigerian returnees from Canada, Germany and France arrived the country through Seme Border Post in Lagos State, yesterday.
They landed in Benin Republic by Air France on June 10 and came into Nigeria through Seme land border around 8 a.m. yesterday.
Fifty three Nigerian returnees from Ghana and Benin Republic arrived Seme Border on Saturday, May 16.
With the latest returnees, the number of Nigerians from foreign and neighbouring countries that arrived through Seme border now stands at 66.
A Port Health Services (PHS) official in Seme, who pleaded anonymity, said the Nigerian returnees, comprising eight males and five females, had been screened by health officials.
“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. After all the checks, we will allow all of them to go to their different destinations since Lagos State government no longer isolates them in Badagry,” he said.