No fewer than 162 Nigerians stranded in India have been evacuated, it was learnt.
The evacuees are the third batch to have been evacuated from India.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday.
Over 4,000 Nigerians were stranded across the globe due to the global lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government has set ending of July to complete evacuation of its nationals stranded abroad.
Already, about 3,000 have been successfully evacuated in the last two months.
The 162 evacuees, according to the Minister, were conveyed by a local airline, Air Peace.
He said: “The third batch of 162 evacuees has departed New Delhi, India by Air Peace.
“All evacuees will then proceed on the mandatory 14 days self-isolation.”