April 12, 2024
Sudan: Number Of Nigerian Returnees Hits 2,246 In 12 Flights
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Sudan: Number Of Nigerian Returnees Hits 2,246 In 12 Flights

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says the Federal Government has so far evacuated a total of 2,246 Nigerians from Sudan using 12 flights.

In a statement, the Head of NEMA’s Press Unit, Mr. Manzo Ezekiel said the evacuation exercise will continue, and efforts are being made to engage more Nigerian carriers to join in airlifting stranded citizens in the war-torn country.

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He added that in order to cushion the effects of food scarcity, NEMA has dispatched assorted food items approved for the Nigerian Embassy in Sudan to cater for the stranded Nigerians that are awaiting airlift in Port Sudan.

The food items consist of 100 bags of 10kg rice, 50 bags of 10kg beans, 10 cartons of seasoning, 50 cartons of spaghetti and five bags of iodised salt.

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