Another batch of 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic on Sunday arrived in Seme border post in Lagos State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The 13 returnees arrived at the border post in a Toyota Coaster bus with Togolese registration number TG 5923 A.
They resided in Togo but decided to return to their country following the outbreak of COVID-19.
“The Nigerians were screened with the infrared thermometer by our officials when they arrived today.
“We have called Lagos State Ministry of Health and they have promised to come and evacuate them to quarantine facility in Badagry,” a Port Health official told NAN at Seme border.
NAN reports that the arrival of the 13 returnees brings to 103 the total number of Nigerians who have arrived through Seme border post after the border closure on March 21.
NAN reports that 67 Nigerians resident in Ivory Coast returned on April 8, 2020, at Seme border post in a luxurious bus with registration number (Osun) XA 240 EJG.
Another batch of 23 Nigerian returnees, who came from different parts of the world and landed in Lome, Togolese capital, on Ethiopian Airlines, arrived Seme border on April 19 and were quarantined in Lagos.