Sudan Crisis: Fourth batch of 410 stranded Nigerians arrives Abuja

The fourth batch of 410 stranded Nigerians, evacuated from conflict-ridden Sudan, has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at exactly 10:45 a.m., on board a Max Airline from Egypt

Penpushing reports that Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Sani Gwarzo said 732 persons would arrive today from the Egypt borders., adding that no Nigerian is left at the Egypt border, as all Nigerians at that point had been evacuated.

“I am very happy to announce that no single Nigerian is currently at the Egyptian border, we have completed the airlift from the Egyptian side. What remains is the Port Sudan side and that will be completed in the next few days, probably in the next 48 hours,” he said.

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Penpushing further reports that Gwarzo explained that arrangements had also been put in place to evacuate the Nigerians, who fled Sudan to the Ethiopian and Saudi-Arabian borders, back to the country.

The Permanent Secretary added that a mop-up service had been put in place beyond the main phase of evacuation, to bring back any Nigerian who wished to return home and that those who wished to come back should immediately proceed to Port Sudan for onward evacuation.

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