Following the invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine, 122 Nigerians and a baby have been successfully evacuated to Nigeria.
The Nigerians fled Ukraine to Poland where they were successfully evacuated and landed at the Abuja airport this morning March 11.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission NIDCOM who confirmed their return to Nigeria, shared photos of them at the airport and also mentioned that a SIM Card with N5000 airtime was given to each returnee as well as $100.
”We welcome another set of evacuees from Ukraine who just arrived Abuja airport through Poland , via AirPeace . 122 on board , with an infant. 1076 had previously been brought back home
Returnees were presented with SIM cards loaded with 5,000 Naira airtime to allow them reach their family members courtesy of a partnership between NiDCOM and Mtn, (@nidcom_gov&@MTNNG) and 100 dollars transport fare from the Federal Government of Nigeria” she wrote.