9Janewshub.com.ng reports that the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the arrangement of a special flight operation for the evacuation of Nigerians caught in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama in an exclusive 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 Russians have started attacking military installations in Ukraine amidst worries and accusations by the western world of imminent invasion which Vladimir Putin repeatedly denied.
In another development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has assured Nigerians of the safety of its citizens in Ukraine.
keep Nigerians safe and facilitate the evacuation of those who wish to leave.
The statement with reference No: MEA/PR/2022/05 read: “The Federal Government of Nigeria has received with surprise, reports of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.
keep them safe and facilitate the evacuation of those who wish to leave.
evacuation of Nigerians who are willing to leave.”