No fewer than 256 stranded Nigerians in Ukraine have safely entered Romania, Hungary and Poland while the Nigerian Embassies in those countries received them, they are also awaiting the arrival of 200 more in the coming days.
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According to the statement, “In the last 24 hours, officials of the Nigerian Embassy received 130 Nigerians safely at Bucharest, Romania, where they had been provided accommodation and would be documented, while we finalise arrangements to bring them back home.
“Also, officials at Budapest, Hungary, had received and accommodated 74 Nigerians safely, where they are being documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to Nigeria.
“We are expecting another batch of about 200 in the city of Budapest.
In Warsaw, Poland, 52 Nigerians and 23 others were being processed at the Polish government’s reception point at Hala Kijowska.
Milny 90, 37-552 Milny, which is near the border of Korczowa-Krakowiec, is a camp that is well organised with beds and beddings, foods, 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,” he stated.
The Nigerian Government had made arrangements with the authorities of the countries to grant access-free visas to stranded Nigerians.
The Government also advised its citizens stranded in Ukraine to cooperate with immigration officials at the border posts.
Nigerians in Ukraine safely entered Romania, Hungary and Poland – Ambassador Aduda