Second Batch Of 130 arrive in Nigeria, returnees narrate ordeal

The second batch of Sudan evacuees arrived in Nigeria on Friday.

They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja with about 130 persons aboard the Tarco Airline aircraft. They were 128 females and two males.
The returnees were received by government officials and others.

Earlier, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, tweeted about their arrival.

It said the flight left Port Sudan International Airport with 130 Nigerian nationals, 128 females and 2 males.

One of the returnees, a student, narrated his ordeal in Sudan, describing it as gruesome while another Sadiq Musa Zakari expressed happiness over his return, saying he is proud of Nigeria.

The first batch of Nigerian evacuees from the war-torn North African country arrived in the country late Wednesday.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouk; the NIDCOM Chairman/CEO, Abike Dabiri-Erewa; and the Director General of the National Management Emergency Agency, Ahmed Mustapha, were at the airport to receive them.

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