Federal Government To Evacuate Nigerians Trapped In Sudan
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on April 20, 2023
The Federal Government has said it is consulting in response to a request by Nigerian students in Sudan for evacuation from the country.
It could be recalled that the National Association of Nigerian Students in Sudan had earlier appealed for an immediate evacuation of the Nigerian students that are stuck in the centre of the ongoing war between military and paramilitary that has killed over 270 persons and rendered thousands homeless.
In a statement signed by Gabriel Odu for the Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, on Thursday, Odu said NiDCOM was in consultation with the “National Emergency Management Agency, which is in charge of emergency evacuations, and also with the Nigerian mission in Sudan and other relevant agencies.
He said the Chairman/CEO, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, “urged all Nigerian students in Sudan as well as Nigerians living in Sudan to be security conscious and calm.