THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reassured Nigerians that the country’s Diplomatic Missions abroad are still discharging their essential duties.
Besides, the ministry said it was already working on the information provided by Nigerians stranded abroad to enable the Federal Government work out the logistics for proper implementation.
The ministry, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye, counselled those seeking airlift assistance to abide with advice of medical experts that individuals should remain where they are.
Nwonye said people travelling from one place to another stand a higher risk of getting infected with COVID-19.
The ministry, therefore, reassured Nigerians abroad of its total support.
The statement reads: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to reassure Nigerians that amidst the current challenging situation caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the country’s diplomatic missions abroad are still discharging their essential duties.