Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum Awaits Final Approval for Evacuation of Stranded Nigerians in Sudan

The Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum has announced that it is in the final stages of obtaining approval from the Sudanese government to commence the evacuation of Nigerian citizens who are stranded in the country. Amidst the ongoing conflict, the embassy has urged students and other Nigerians living in Sudan to remain indoors and stay calm.

Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum Awaits Final Approval for Evacuation of Stranded Nigerians in Sudan

The information was released in a statement by Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Digital Communication, through his verified Twitter account on Sunday. This update follows previous calls from Nigerian students in the conflict-affected region who requested the federal government’s assistance in their evacuation.

The government’s response to the matter has been criticized by some, who questioned the effectiveness of the current approach. However, the presidency assured that the situation has been a priority, causing restless nights for the Nigerian government as they seek to ensure the safety of their citizens abroad.

In his statement, Ahmad reiterated the embassy’s commitment to the safe evacuation of Nigerians in Sudan, emphasizing that the authorities are diligently working to secure the necessary permissions.

“The Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum has, again, called for calm and asked students and other Nigerians living in Sudan to remain indoors as they are working on getting the final approval from the Sudanese authorities to commence their evacuation,” Ahmad wrote. He also encouraged the public to share this crucial information with others.

Read the full statement below:

Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum Awaits Final Approval for Evacuation of Stranded Nigerians in Sudan

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