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 flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand on board,” the tweet said.”
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 7 am and first arrive at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, before proceeding to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.