253 Nigerians were on Friday evacuated from the United Kingdom aboard a British Airways Boeing 747 aircraft which landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, about 1.44 pm.
United Kingdom yesterday were stranded at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos.
According to airport sources, passengers were kept inside the aircraft for more than thirty minutes after the plane came to a stop.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has apologised to Nigerian returnees from UK for the delay experienced at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport before connecting to Abuja.
Some of them also said they may reject the move to take them to Abuja.