247 Nigerians from Malaysia, Thailand arrive Abuja 1

247 Nigerians from Malaysia, Thailand arrive Abuja

About 247 Nigerians evacuated from Malaysia and Thailand have landed safely in the country on Saturday night.

This was disclosed by the Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Gabriel Odu, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja.

According to Odu, the returnees arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 11:00 p.m. on Saturday.

He said, they were brought into the country by a chartered Air Peace flight APK-7813.

“Some of them disembarked in Abuja while others proceeded to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos,” he said. “All the returnees tested negative for COVID-19 and are now on a 14-day self-isolation as mandated by NCDCgov, @Fmohnigeria, and PTF on #COVID-19.”

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