Xenophobic attacks: Voluntary returnees lack travel documents


Airpeace expresses readiness to airlift Returnees

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Nigerians to be evacuated from South Africa due to the xenophobic attacks in that country are reported not to have the required documents to leave South Africa.
Their documents are either reported to have expired (passports) or have no documents at all.
Hints from the from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Nigerian High Commissioner in South Africa indicates that they are working frantically  get the voluntary returnees Travel Certificates to enable them travel out of the country. 
The Commission is also said to be working out modalities of also getting Air Peace landing rights in South Africa for seamless evacuation.
According to the airline in a statement, the High Commissioner said it would take this weekend to do that so the flight would likely take place Monday or Tuesday next week.
The airline said the flight would take off in Lagos and land in Lagos. 


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