Air Peace offers free evacuation of Nigerians from Sudan

Air Peace has expressed its readiness to evacuate Nigerians who are stranded and willing to leave crisis-ridden Sudan, albeit free of charge.

Speaking with aviation journalists on Sunday night in Lagos, the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, lamented that Nigerian students and others stranded in the war-racked nation had urgent “needs our help.”

As learnt, Federal Government of Nigeria, amidst the ravaging crisis in Sudan, has said it is “risky” to evacuate Nigerian students who have indicated willingness to return to the country from the war-torn country.

According to Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the tense situation in Sudan makes it difficult for stranded Nigerian citizens to be evacuated from the country.

This was contained in a statement signed by Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, NIDCOM, on Friday.

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