Some 327 Nigerians are on their way home from London.
The Nigerian Overseas Commission (NIDCOM) said they departed at 11:15 am and are expected to land in Abuja on Sunday.
They were picked up by Air Peace.
The Nigerian government in collaboration with foreign governments is repatriating Nigerians as a result of the situation they have found themselves in due to the Coronavirus epidemic.
327 returnees from the UK departed Gatwick Airport, London to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today, August 9, 2020 at 11.15 am aboard @flyairpeace Flight No. P47854 operated by Air Europa Flight No AEA855.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) August 9, 2020