A Nigerian lady, Mrs Kafayat Amusan, one of the stranded Nigerians travellers, returning from Dubai, UAE, has been delivered of a baby boy on board Emirates airline departing to Lagos on Wednesday 6 May, 2020.
According to a statement by the Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, “the lady put to bed, on board the plane 30 minutes after departure, which resulted in the plane returning back to Dubai after take off.”
Hon. Dabiri-Erewa added, “she is currently on admission at a Hospital, in Dubai.”
The statement further said”
“The Nigerian Ambassador in Dubai, Ambassador Rimi and staff of the embassy are in touch with mother and child who are in good condition.”
It was also reported that the 265 returnees on board Emirates Airline had to change to another aircraft which now brought them to Lagos.
Hon. Dabiri-Erewa also congratulated Mrs Amusan for another addition in her family and prayed she return safely to the country.
“The lady and her son will be returning to Nigeria after obtaining a birth certificate and other necessary travel documents for her baby boy.” She added.