130 Nigerians who fled from Ukraine have arrived at the Nigerian Embassy in Romania, Naija News reports.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
Aduda stated that the embassy in Romania has also provided accommodation for the fleeing citizens while arrangements are being made to evacuate them to Nigeria.
He also disclosed that the country’s embassy in Budapest, Hungary have received and accommodated 74 Nigerians safely and have also provided shelter for them.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry official added that the Nigerians are being documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to the country.
He said another batch of about 200 Nigerians is expected in Budapest later in the day, adding that 52 persons have been received at the country’s embassy in Warsaw, Poland.
The statement reads: “130 Nigerians have been received by the country’s embassy in Romania.
“Also, officials at Budapest, Hungary have received and accommodated 74 Nigerians safely, where they are being documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to Nigeria.
“Another batch of about 200 Nigerians is expected in Budapest later in the day. 52 persons have been received in Warsaw, Poland. Of the number, 23 are being processed at the Polish Government Reception Point at Hala Kijowska.
“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.”