Russia aggressive war on Ukraine; FG received 256 Nigerians in Romania, Hungary, Poland | NN NEWS

Date:

Must Read

People are hungry, Mr Speaker; There is nothing to celebrate – LP lawmaker declares

Labour Party’s Lilian Orogbu, a representative of the Awka...

Benue State Assembly stop lifetime pension for Ortom, Suswam others

The Benue State House of Assembly has rescinded the...

Opposition is gathering, but they will scatter – Gov Otti

Abia State’s Governor, Alex Otti, has affirmed his administration’s...

The federal government says its diplomatic mission has received 130 Nigerians from Ukraine at Bucharest, Romania in the past 24 hours.

It said 74 Nigerians were received at Budapest, Hungary and another 52 in Warsaw, Poland.

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia on Thursday, many residents, including Nigerians have been forced to flee to neighbouring countries.

On Sunday, the federal government announced that Nigerians arriving from Ukraine through the borders in Romania and Hungary have been granted visa-free access.

Giving an update on the development, Gabriel Aduda, permanent secretary, ministry of foreign affairs, in a statement released on Monday, said another batch of 200 Nigerians are expected in Budapest, Hungarian capital, today.

According to the ministry, Nigerians who have arrived in Poland, Hungary and Romania will be documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to Nigeria.

“In the last 24 hours, officials of the Nigerian Embassy have received 130 Nigerians safely at Bucharest, Romania where they have been provided accommodation and will be documented, while we finalise arrangements to bring them back home,” the statement reads.

“Also, officials at Budapest, Hungary have received and accommodated 74 Nigerians safely, where they are being documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to Nigeria.

“We are expecting another batch of about 200 into the city of Budapest, tomorrow, Monday.

“In Warsaw, Poland we have received 52 Nigerians and 23 are being processed at the Polish Government Reception Point at Hala Kijowska, Milny 90, 37-552 Milny, which is near the border of Korczowa-Krakowiec.

“The camp is well organised with beds and beddings, food, heating, clothing and medicals for evacuees.“We assure Nigerians that all hands are on deck and arrangements are being put in place to effectively evacuate our citizens, in safety and dignity.” 

Follow us on social medias platform – Twitters – NN News – NN News Team – Facebook pages/group – NN News – NN News Team – NN News Group

Comment on the article for thoughtful opinions will count. NN News will remove threats, harassments and other violations. If you’re having issues with commenting, please let us know.

spot_imgspot_imgspot_img

Latest News

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!