Another Group Of Nigerians Stranded In Ukraine Arrived In Abuja
Another group of stranded Nigerians, along with a baby from Ukraine, has landed in Abuja, according to the Nigerian government. The evacuees landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport on Friday morning, March 11, after leaving Ukraine.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, head of the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, verified the Nigerians were acknowledged and welcomed by authorities at the Abuja airport in a message via her Twitter handle.
She also uploaded images of them at the airport, stating that each returnee received a SIM card with N5000 in airtime along with $100.
She went on to say that the evacuees will meet with the Health Services for medical exams and then fill out some paperwork.
”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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