Nigeria evacuates one hundred, twenty-three more citizens from Ukraine.

Written by on March 11, 2022

One hundred, twenty-three more Nigerians who fled Ukraine amid the invasion by Russia have been brought back home.

They returned to Nigeria aboard an Air Peace plane with registration number 9HSLF, which arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at about 1:20am on Friday.

Report says that officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and that of other relevant government agencies were already on the ground to receive the returnees.

Also at the airport to receive the returnees were officials of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM); the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), and the Federal Ministry of Health, among others.

While the evacuees comprise one hundred, twenty-two adults and one infant, a further breakdown of the returnees shows that seventy-five of them are males, while the remaining forty-eight are females.

Kevin Madu


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