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Another Batch Of Nigerians Stranded In Ukraine Touch Down In Abuja




The Nigerian Government has received another batch of stranded Nigerians, including a baby from Ukraine in Abuja.

Naija News gathered that the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, on Friday morning, March 11, from Poland after fleeing Ukraine.

In a tweet via her Twitter handle, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission NIDCOM confirmed the Nigerians were received by officials at the Abuja airport.

She also shared photos of them at the airport and also mentioned that a SIM Card with N5000 airtime was given to each returnee as well as $100.

She added that the returnees are expected to meet with the Health services for medical checkups and would proceed to fill in some documents.

”We welcome another set of evacuees from Ukraine who just arrived at the Abuja airport through Poland, via AirPeace. 122 onboard, with an infant. 1076 had previously been brought back home

”Returnees were presented with SIM cards loaded with 5,000 Naira airtime to allow them to reach their family members courtesy of a partnership between NiDCOM and Mtn,(@nidcom_gov&@MTNNG) and 100 dollars transport fare from the Federal Government of Nigeria.” she wrote

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