3 Nigerians who have been trapped for two months at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Thailand’s funds, Bangkok, are to return dwelling shortly, the authorities say.
The guys have been stranded there given that late March for the reason that of travel limitations brought in end the distribute of coronavirus.
The Nigerian embassy in Bangkok has been in touch with the males, in accordance to The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission.
The authorities company tweeted its many thanks a British gentleman dwelling in Thailand for highlighting their plight on Twitter.
Richard Barrow experienced also praised Thai airport officials for delivering the males with foodstuff, drinking water and other necessities.
Three Nigerians stranded in Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand with Nigeria Consular officer (in a black jacket) and a Thailand Immigration Law enforcement.
Our embassy in Bangkok is in contact with them and they will return residence securely
Hat suggestion to @RichardBarrow for his tweet. https://t.co/uAUrgJSiiu
— Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (@nidcom_gov) May 20, 2020
Two of the adult men experienced been on their way to Laos and the third traveller to Myanmar – but none of them were being able to get their connecting flights as the borders in all those international locations shut.
The gentlemen discovered on their own in a Catch-22 scenario as they could not enter Thailand as they were being in only transit and did not have visas.
And they could not travel back again to Nigeria as the governing administration there experienced also shut the country’s airports in late March.