The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) says 384 Nigerians stranded in Saudi Arabia have been evacuated to Nigeria.
NIDCOM on its twitter page said the returnees are part of 802 stranded Nigerians the federal government had promised would be evacuated to Nigeria this week.
The commission said the returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via Saudi Air flight B773 at about 1:10 pm local time on Thursday.
It said out of the 384 returnees, 300 are males while 83 are females with one infant.
The commission said the second batch will arrive in the country on Friday.