Lagos Govt Evacuates 310 Nigerians From Israel

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The Lagos State Government says it has airlifted and returned 310 Nigerians who went on pilgrimage to Jerusalem, Israel.

Governor Sanwo Olu made this known in a tweet on Tuesday.

The Nigerians were evacuated due to the ongoing crisis in Israel.

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Hundreds of people have been killed in Gaza in retaliatory strikes by the Israeli air force.

“I’m happy to announce that we have successfully airlifted and returned all three hundred and ten (310) citizens who went on pilgrimage to Jerusalem, Israel.

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“I want to thank you all for your concern and I must also express my joy to our Ministry of Home Affairs for a job well done.

“We pray for peace in Israel, and indeed the world at large.” Sanwo Olu wrote on X.

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