The Nigerian Embassy said it received no fewer than 204 Nigerians from Ukraine at Bucharest and Romania. This was disclosed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama on Monday.
The minister said the affected persons were currently being documented and awaiting final arrangements to be brought back to Nigeria. He noted that another batch of about 200 was expected in Budapest on Monday, February 28.
He said, “In the last 24hours, officials of the Nigerian Embassy have received 130 Nigerians safely at Bucharest, Romania where they have been provided accommodation.
“Also, officials at Budapest, Hungary, have received and accommodated 74 Nigerians safely, where they are being documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to Nigeria.
“In Warsaw, Poland, we have received 52 Nigerians and 23 are being processed at the Polish Government Reception Point at Hala Kijowska, Milny 90, 37-552 Milny, which is near the border of Korczowa-Krakowiec.
“The camp is well organised with beds and beddings, food, heating, clothing, and materials for evacuees.”
Onyeama added that arrangements were being put in place to safely evacuate Nigerian citizens in the war-ravaged areas.