A total of 122 Nigerians, including a baby, who fled Ukraine to Poland, were safely evacuated and landed at the Abuja, on Friday morning, 11th March, 2022.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission NIDCOM who confirmed their return to Nigeria, shared photos of them at the airport and also mentioned that a SIM Card with ₦5000 airtime was given to each returnee as well as $100.
”We welcome another set of evacuees from Ukraine who just arrived Abuja airport through Poland , via AirPeace . 122 on board , with an infant. 1076 had previously been brought back home
Returnees were presented with SIM cards loaded with ₦5,000 Naira airtime to allow them reach their family members courtesy of a partnership between NiDCOM and Mtn, (@nidcom_gov&@MTNNG)
Abike Dabiri Erewa added that 100 dollars transport fare from the Federal Government of Nigeria” was also distributed to the returnees.