The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said an Air peace Aircraft is in the process of evacuating stranded Nigerians in Malaysia and Thailand.
The Commission revealed this via its official Twitter page on Saturday.
“Chartered @airpeace flightAPK-7813 conveying stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lampur to Abuja and Lagos today with evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand on board”. the tweet reported.
According to NIDCOM, this is the first evacuation from both countries since the Coronavirus pandemic instigated lockdowns across the world.
The flight is expected to depart at 7am and arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja before proceeding to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.