NiDCOM: Ukraine Returnees Got $100 Each

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has said that nigerian citizens who were evacuated from war-torn Ukraine were given $100 (about 48,000) each by the federal government,

NiDCOM spokesman Abdur-Rahman Balogun disclosed this via a statement on Friday in Abuja.

The first batch of 450 Nigerians stranded in Ukraine returned home from Romania through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Mr Balogun said that the returnees, mostly students, arrived Nigeria with Max Air flight 747 at 7:10 a.m.

He however, said that the evacuees from Poland could not return on Thursday because their flight was rescheduled for Friday, to arrive Abuja at 2:30p.m.

He added that Airpeace left on Thursday to pick the passengers from Hungary, and was expected to arrive Abuja at 4:30 p.m


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