The first set of Nigerians stranded in Dubai were today flown to Nigeria and among them was a pregnant woman who went into labor barely 30 minutes into the flight.
According to a statement via the official Twitter handle of Abike Dabiri, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, the flight had to return back to Dubai as a result. The woman is now a mother as she and her son are doing just fine.
“Wow! A Nigerian lady onboard the very first flight to return stranded Nigerians from Dubai, fell into labour,30 mins after take off. Flight had to return to Dubai . She is now in hospital. Mother, son, doing great. The flight on its way to Lagos with 265 returnees, Abike Dabiri wrote.