Plane evacuating Nigerians returns to Dubai after woman gives birth on board
A woman amongst the stranded Nigerians being evacuated to the country from Dubai amid COVID-19 put to bed aboard a flight.
The woman, whose name was given as Kafayat Amusan, was on a journey with other Nigerians being assisted to return to Lagos by the federal government when the incident happened.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) said this in a statement it released in the evening of Wednesday, May 6.
Wow! A Nigerian lady on board the very first flight to return stranded Nigerians from Dubai, fell into labor,30 mins after take off. Flight had to return to Dubai . She is now in a hospital. Mother, son ,doing great . The flight on its way to Lagos with 265 returnees
— Abike Dabiri-Erewa (@abikedabiri) May 6, 2020