The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has slated the evacuation of distressed Nigerians from South Africa for today, September 7, 2019.
The exercise was initially scheduled for Friday, September 6.
In a statement by the Minister for Consular and Immigration at the Nigerian Consular in Johannesburg South Africa, Mr Anthony Ogbe says the exercise is free and there will be no payment for documents for those without passports.
The statement notes that Interested Nigerians are encouraged to register by Friday 6th September and be prepared to travel by Saturday after the providing necessary information.
It adds that the gesture should be viewed in light of the security challenges which Nigerians face in the country and the Federal Government’s commitment to the well-being wherever they may be.