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Russian invasion: Nigerian evacuees arrive in Abuja from Ukraine

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has on its Twitter handle revealed that the first batch of Nigerian evacuees from Ukraine has arrived in Abuja.

With this development, Nigeria joins the list of African nations that have evacuated their citizens in the wake of the Russian invasion.

The passengers, numbering 416 from Romania, landed at the private jet terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by 7:10 am (WAT) via a Max Air flight on Friday.

They are mostly students who fled Ukraine to Romania following Russia’s invasion of the Eastern European country.

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