Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission has revealed that Nigerians stranded in war-hit Ukraine have started crossing into Poland, TopNaija reports.
She said this in response to a tweet by one @miss_debeham which read, “Passport stamped. I’m in Poland. Thank you, guys.”
Reacting, the NiDCOM boss wrote, “Congrats. More Nigerians safely getting into Poland. A big thanks to the Nigerian mission in Poland and executives and members of NidoPoland.”
Federal Government had said measures were ongoing to evacuate citizens stranded in Ukraine through the Nigerian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the disclosure in a statement titled, ‘Public Notice From The Nigerian Embassy In Poland,’ on Saturday.
The statement read, “In light of the happenings in Ukraine, please be advised that all Nigerians crossing over to Poland would have staff of the Nigerian Embassy waiting for them.
“The Federal Government is making necessary arrangements for the evacuation of those stranded in Ukraine through the Embassy in Warsaw, Poland. Please present this as your destination address with the Border Control: 02-953, Kosiarzy 22B, 02-956 Warsaw.”
The Russo-Ukrainian War is an ongoing war primarily involving Russia, Belarus, and pro-Russian forces on one side, and Ukraine on the other. Armed conflict began in February 2014 in the wake of Euromaidan, centred on the status of Crimea and parts of the Donbas, which are internationally recognised as part of Ukraine.
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