The next group of 132 Nigerian returnees from Sudan is expected to arrive in Abuja at around 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Mr. Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit at NiDCOM, stated that the returnees departed from Port Sudan International Airport on Saturday at 7:20 a.m. local time aboard a Tarco Airline B737-300 aircraft.
The group comprises 124 adults and seven infants. Their journey includes a stopover in Juba, with an estimated flight time of 2 hours and 50 minutes from Port Sudan to Juba, a one-hour stopover, and a 3-hour and 30-minute flight from Juba to Abuja. The total travel time is approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes.
The returnees’ flight is anticipated to touch down in Abuja between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Nigerian time.