February 24, 2024
Sudan – 422 Nigerian Evacuees Arrive In Abuja
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Sudan – 422 Nigerian Evacuees Arrive In Abuja

The fourth batch of returnees to be successfully airlifted by the Federal Government from Sudan arrived Nigeria Sunday Afternoon. 

The returnees, numbering 422, left Port Sudan International Airport around 5:25 am on Sunday and landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport around 12:40 pm.

Channels Television reports that the figure consists of 102 Nigerians onboard the Tarco Airlines that departed Port Sudan and another 322 Nigerians from Aswan, Egypt.

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In all, over 800 Nigerians fleeing war-torn Sudan arrived Abuja on Sunday.

They were airlifted via Max Air, Azman and Tarco Airlines.

On the ground to receive them at the airport were officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) as well as security officials.

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