Following the ongoing xenophobic attacks launched on Nigerians and other African immigrants in South Africa, Nigeria’s Air Peace Airline yesterday offered to deploy a Boeing 777 aircraft to support the federal government in evacuating Nigerians caught up in the aggression back to Nigeria.
In a statement signed and issued by Chief Operating Officer of the airline, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide yesterday evening titled’ Xenophobic Attacks in a South Africa- Air Peace Readiness To Evacuate Nigerians’, the airline while describing the attacks as unfortunate declared: ‘ We cannot fold our hands and watch our fellow Nigerians be killed by South Africans.
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“To this end, Air Peace is willing to support the Nigerian government’s effort in this matter by deploying our B777 aircraft immediately to South Africa to evacuate Nigerians back home.
“We humbly plead with the federal government to rescue the stranded Nigerians by transporting them to the airport to allow Air Peace evacuate them to Nigeria. We would appreciate your unflinching support in this regards.”
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