CoronaVirus: 270 Israeli citizens evacuated from Nigeria

About 274 Israeli citizens have been moved from Nigeria following the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country. 

Mr Yotam Kreiman,  the deputy chief of mission at the Isreali embassy in Abuja oversaw the evacuation. 

Speaking to correspondents at Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, Kreiman said the evacuation became necessary due to the global increase in cases of the COVID-19 pandemic.