The Nigerian In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has disclosed that a batch of stranded Nigerians are to arrive from Malaysia and Thailand. This was made known in a tweet on their official page.

Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kuala Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand onboard,” the tweet read.

Though the figure of returnees in the batch was yet to be known, however, it was disclosed that 32 evacuees are from Thailand, including three Nigerians who had earlier been stranded at the airport for about four months. 

NIDCOM also highlighted that all evacuees have tested negative to COVID-19 and will proceed on a 14-day self-isolation on arrival.