Ukraine: Measures to evacuate Nigerians ongoing, says FG
The Federal Government has said measures to keep Nigerians in Ukraine safe and to evacuate those who wish to leave the war-hit country are ongoing.
This was disclosed in a statement titled, ‘Federal Government Reassures Of Its Commitment To The Safety Of Nigerians In Ukraine,’ signed by the Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisca Omayuli, on Thursday.
It read, “The Federal Government has received with surprise, reports of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been reassured by the Nigerian Embassy in Ukraine of the safety of Nigerians in that country and measures being undertaken to keep them safe and facilitate the evacuation of those who wish to leave.”
“In the meantime, the Nigerian Mission has confirmed that military action by the Russians has been confined to military installations,” the statement added.