Breaking: First Batch Of Nigerians From Ukraine Arrives Abuja


First Batch Of Nigerians From Ukraine Arrives AbujaFirst batch of Nigerians evacuated from Poland amid the Russia-Ukraine war have on Friday, March 4 arrived Abuja.

They arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at 7:11 a.m. on Friday via Max Air.

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM boss, Abike Dabiri-Erewa made this known on her Twitter page.

Read Also: FG Sends Chartered Flights To Evacuate Nigerians From Romania, Poland, Hungary And Slovakia

Although, she didn’t reveal the number of people that arrived, Dabiri-Erewa noted that plans continue towards the successful evacuation of the remaining stranded citizens.

The NIDCOM boss added that another flight from Hungary is also expected to arrive Nigeria soon.

Recall that Federal Government had contracted Max Air and Air Peace to evacuate the stranded Nigerians who had been asked to go to neighbouring countries such as Poland, Hungary, Romania, among others.

Read Also: Just In: Buhari Approves $8.5m To Evacuate 5000 Nigerians From Ukraine

A total of $8.5 million was approved for the exercise.

While Air Peace could not depart Nigeria as scheduled due to operational hitches, Max Air flight left Abuja for Bucharest, on Thursday and it is now back with the first set of evacuees.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.