Evacuation: 247 Nigerians arrive home from Malaysia, Thailand

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Two hundred and forty-seven Nigerians who were stranded in Malaysia and Thailand have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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Mr Gabriel Odu the Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

Odu said that the returnees arrived at the airport at about 11p.m. on Saturday, adding that they were transported into the country by a chartered Airpeace flight APK-7813.

“Some of them disembarked in Abuja while others proceeded to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

“All evacuees tested negative for COVID-19 and are now on a 14-day self-isolation as mandated by NCDCgov, @Fmohnigeria and PTF on #COVID-19,’’ Odu said.

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