A New batch of 306 Nigerians in Ukraine have arrived in Abuja from Hungary.
According to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) they arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 12:30 a.
aboard Air Peace Flight through Budapest, Hungary.
The arrivals increased the number of Nigerians evacuated by the Nigerian Government to one thousand, one hundred and twelve.
NiDCOM also stated that the returnees were excited to be home after the uncertainty of fleeing from the war.
They applauded the speedy response of the Federal Government to their plight, NiDCOM added.
Reports say many Nigerians and other nationals have fled Ukraine into nearby countries since Russia launched a full-scale war on its neighbour on February 24.
The Nigerian government had approved the release of $8.
5 million for the immediate evacuation of at least 5,000 Nigerians fleeing the Russian-Ukrainian conflict zone to Poland, Romania, Hungary, and Slovakia.
Ukraine: 306 more Nigerians Arrive in Abuja From Hungary