Sequel to efforts by the Nigerian government to evacuate citizens from the war-torn Sudan, the Chairman and CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has disclosed that the FIRST SET of Nigerian evacuees – are expected to arrive in Nigeria TODAY Friday.
Giving an update, the NIDCOM CEO said that 13 buses have departed from two universities in Khartoum, conveying Nigerian students to the Aswan border in Egypt, where they will be airlifted to Nigeria.
The Federal Government has also said that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Peace and other Airlines will commence the airlifting of Nigerian evacuees from Egypt on Friday.
Seizing the window of the three (3) day United States negotiated ceasefire in Sudan, President Buhari, approved the immediate deployment of both human and financial resources towards the evacuation of Nigerians