Video: Sudan Conflict: FG, Military, AirPeace Evacuates 1,471 Stranded Nigerians So Far

A total number of 1,471 staranded Nigerians have arrived Nigeria so far.

The 6th and 7th batches of Evacuees: 424 Nationals that departed Aswan International Airport, Egypt, landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport around 12:30 pm local time on May 7 via Tarco and Azman Air respectively.

The breakdown so far;

First and Second Batch 

Military Jet C13 ~ 99 people 

AirPeace Flight ~ 277 (Total 376)

3rd Batch - Tarco Air ~ 130

4th Batch - Tarco Air ~ 131

5th Batch - MaxAir ~ 410

6th Batch - Tarco Air ~ 102 

7th Batch - Azman Air 322

Making a total of 1,471 evacutes so far.

According to the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed that the returnees would undergo trauma counselling.

"We await the arrival of the AirPeace flight tomorrow to convey everyone remaining in Port Sudan. The good news is, no Nigerian life has been lost so far. 

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