The first lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari has shown her solidarity and support towards Nigerian parents whose children are stuck in Ukraine.
She advised that Nigerian citizens in Russia stay calm, comply with safety procedures and avoid self help so they do not fall into wrong hands.
The first lady shared her thoughts in a post on Instagram.
She wrote: ”In view of the state of heightened insecurity in Ukraine, I stand with all Nigerian parents in praying for global peace and human solidarity.
”I commend the directives of (the) federal government and the House of Representatives for the evacuation of our more than 5,600 students trapped in the conflict.
”The Minister of Foreign Affairs should treat this matter as an emergency, while our citizens should stay calm, comply with safety procedures and avoid self-help in order to avoid the mischief of human traffickers.”