Another batch of 301 Nigerians land from Ukraine

ff another batch of nigerians from budapest e x
ff another batch of nigerians from budapest e x

By Maureen Okon/Abuja

Another batch of 301 stranded Nigerians returned home from Ukraine via Budapest Saturday night as Russia continued the bombardment of the country.

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) said the evacuees were brought home on Flight AZM2351 by Azman Air.

They arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at 8.50 p.m local time.

Majority of the returnees were the #SumyStudents from Ukraine.

Advertisement

At least 2.5million Ukrainians have fled their country since Russia launched a full-scale war on its neighbour on Feb. 24.

The Nigerian government released $8.5 million dollars for the immediate evacuation from Poland, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia of at least 5,000 Nigerians fleeing the Russian-Ukrainian conflict zone (NAN)

Advertisement