Photo of stranded Nigerian evaluate from Sudan

President Muhammadu Buhari’s government revealed on Wednesday that $1.2 million which worth of (N560 when converted to Nigeria currency) had been spent to evaluate stranded Nigerians in Sudan to safe places through road.

This is as the Federal Government prepared further arrangements to repatriate the citizens from Sudan back home.

Coming up with update of evacuation process (today) Wednesday, the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, told State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, that nor of Nigerian had died in the fight between military factions in Sudan so far.

e strongly believe that we shall not lose any life in this exercise to evaluate stranded Nigerian, “Daily trust quoted by the minister said.”

Zubairu Dada, said the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and staff from the Nigerian commission in Egypt and Ethiopian are currently on the ground at the Egyptian border in Aswan to receive close to 50 luxury buses conveyed Nigerian who had left Sudanese Capital, Khartoum by road.

Speaking further, the Minister said the Saudi Arabia government had already assisted in evacuating some Nigerians through the sea, a development he said was recommended by the Federal Government.

They said that the Nigerian government leveraging was 72 hours cases-fire window given by the Sudanese government to evaluate as many as possible.

He affirmed that $1.2 million had been spent so far on the current effort to move them by road.

Onyeama said once they get safely move to Egypt, while other arrangements should be effected to airlift them back to Nigeria.

Addressing journalists also, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said the process begins after the Federal Government had overcome some challenges, adding that it would take a couple of days to evaluate stranded Nigerian.

Both Ministers has said women and children would be given priority before diplomats who were equally involved in the evaluation logistics.

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