Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Nigerian Embassy Welcomes 130 Nigerians In Romania

By Damilare Adeleye
Geoffrey Onyeama (Minister for Foreign Affairs)
Geoffrey Onyeama (Minister for Foreign Affairs)

The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday has disclosed that no fewer than 130 Nigerians have been received by the country’s embassy in Romania.

The ministry, in a statement, revealed that while accommodation has been provided for the evacuees, it is also processing on how to evacuate them back home.

The statement by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, reads: “Also, officials at Budapest, Hungary have received and accommodated 74 Nigerians safely, where they are being documented for subsequent travel arrangements back to Nigeria".

The Permanent Secretary, further stated that another batch of about 200 Nigerians is expected in Budapest later in the day. He also said 52 persons have been received in Warsaw, Poland. Of the number, 23 are being processed at the Polish Government Reception Point at Hala Kijowska.

“The camp is well organised with beds and beddings, food, heating, clothing, and medicals for evacuees.

“We assure Nigerians that all hands are on deck and arrangements are being put in place to effectively evacuate our citizens, in safety and dignity," the statement added.