Thursday, February 24, 2022

FG to evacuate Nigerians in Ukraine as war escalates

The federal Government of Nigeria has announced plans to evacuate its citizens in Ukraine following an invasion by Russia.

The Government of Nigeria is planning for special flight operation to evacuate her citizens from Ukraine in view of the escalating tension between the two warring countries

Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama in an interview with NTA said the Nigerian embassy in Kiev has been contacted to arrange those wishing to return home from other areas including Donestk and Luhensk.

The minister assured Nigerians that the ministry is following the event since beginning and promised to do everything for the safety of Nigerians in Ukraine, particularly students.

The Russians have started attacking military installations in Ukraine amidst worries and accusations by the western world of imminent invasion which President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly shrugged off.

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