Air Peace Airlines has offered to evacuate Nigerians willing to leave return home from South Africa free of charge.
There have been reports of series of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa in recent times. The ministry of foreign affairs called on the general public to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of the gesture Air Peace Airlines has offered free flights to Nigerians willing to return home from South Africa as the xenophobic attacks in that country continue unabated.
The disclosure was made in a statement on Wednesday, September 4, by the spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye.
According to the statement, Air Peace volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday, September 6, to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free of charge.
The statement read: “The general public is hereby advised to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture.