Over 2,000 Stranded Nigerians Received in Hungary, Romania, Others

2,090 stranded Nigerians received in Hungary, Romania, others (News Central)

Amid the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, not less than 2,090 stranded Nigerians have been received in Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.

In a press statement titled; “Nigerians in Ukraine – Evacuation Update 5,” the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja confirmed this.

In a statement, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gabriel Aduda, said that some stranded Nigerians fleeing the Ukraine conflict to neighboring countries are likely to arrive in Nigeria on Thursday.

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Jideofor Onyeama

Part of the statement read, “Furtherance to our efforts to evacuate Nigerians from the neighbouring countries surrounding Ukraine, we can confirm that chartered flights will depart on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, to pick up Nigerian evacuees back home.

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“So far, we have the following records of evacuees received by Nigerian embassies in Hungary (650 persons), Poland (350 persons), Romania (940 persons) and Slovakia (150 persons).

“The capacity and route of the airlines are as follows: Max Air to Romania 560 persons, Air Peace to Poland 364 persons, and Air Peace to Hungary 360 persons.


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