SOUTH AFRICA FRUSTRATES RETURN OF NIGERIANS, HOLD BACK MANY, CANCELS VISAS FOR RETURNEES

Adelani Adepegba, Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi and Anna Okon The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm. One of the returnees, Uche Victor, told journalists that he left his wife who he said was a Cameronian and a young daughter behind. He said, “I’m bleeding because…

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