JUST IN: First Set Of Nigerians Leaving Sudan Arrive Egypt
By Our Correspondent
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has disclosed that the first set of stranded Nigerians from Sudan, have arrived in Aswan, Egypt.
The NiDCOM Chair in a tweet further revealed that they arrived late which saw them meet an already closed border but are expected to leave early in the morning and proceed thereafter to the Airport.
She said, “The first set has arrived at the Aswan border in Egypt but the border is already closed. They will leave early morning and then proceed to the airport.”
Speaking on the development, an evacuation committee member told News Point Nigeria that, an airline is already waiting for the students at the Aswan Airport and they will be airlifted to Abuja as soon as they get to the airport tomorrow morning.
“There is a plane on ground waiting for them and they will be airlifted to Nigeria as soon as they get to the airport tomorrow”, he stated.