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Another batch of Stranded Nigerians in Malaysia, Thailand arrive Saturday

Another batch of stranded Nigerians will arrive from Malaysia and Thailand on Saturday.

Although the figure of returness in the batch was yet to be divulged, it was however learnt that three Nigerians stranded in Thailand airport for about four months were part of the evacuees.

There are 32 evacuees from Thailand, including the three stranded at the airport.

But the figure of evacuees from Malaysia was yet to be ascertained as at press time.

According to a tweet by the Nigerian In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), a local airline, Airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying the passangers departed Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos.

The tweet reads: “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 Thiland onboard.”

The Federal Government is expected to complete the evacuation of over 4,000 Nigerians stranded across the globe as a result of a lockdown put in place since March 2020 occassioned by the COVID-19 pandemic by July ending.

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