The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has announced that some stranded Nigerians will arrive from Thailand and Malaysia.
The commission made this known via Twitter on Saturday.
It also announced that the three Nigerians stranded at the Suvarnabhumi airport, Thailand will also arrive with other evacuees.
NIDCOM tweeted: “Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand depating Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand onboard.
“This is the First Evacuation flight from both countries and is expected to depart at about 7 am local time to Abuja and Lagos and will first land at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja to disembark some evacuees before proceeding to Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Lagos.
“All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 and will proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated PTF on #COVID-19 on arrival.
“RE: Three Nigerians stranded at the Suvarnabhumi airport, Thailand as a result of the #Covid19 travel ban, are now on their way home with 29 others from Thailand.
“Many thanks to our Ambassador to Thailand, Amb Bamalli, who took care of them anf also saw them off at the airport and also @RichardBarrow who brought the news to the timeline.”