Saturday marked the arrival of the fifteenth group of Nigerian students from Sudan, to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

The group of 147 nationals took off from Port Sudan International Airport on Tarco Air and arrived around 8:30 p.m. local time.

All Nigerian students in Port Sudan and Egypt border have been evacuated,

This is the final in a series of evacuation initiatives by the Nigerian government to return citizens who have been stuck overseas due to Sudan’s escalating violence.

So far, 2,518 Nigerians have been returned to the country in various ways, including military aircraft and commercial flights.

According to a tweet from Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, no Nigerian lives were lost during the evacuation.

Saadatu Albashir

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