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Final Batch Of Nigerian Evacuees From Sudan Arrives Abuja



The final batch of Nigerian evacuees that departed Port Sudan International Airport arrived at Abuja on Saturday.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission made this known on its Twitter page late Saturday, adding that the final batch was made up of 147 evacuees.

The tweet read, “EVACUATION UPDATE: (Last Batch of Evacuation). The 15th match of Evacuees: 147 Nationals that departed Port Sudan International Airport, landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport around 8:30 pm local time on May 13 via Tarco Air.

“The total breakdown so far; 1st Batch – Military Jet C13 ~ 94; 2nd Batch – AirPeace ~ 274; 3rd Batch – Tarco Air ~ 130; 4th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 131; 5th Batch – MaxAir ~ 410;

“6th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 102; 7th Batch – Azman Air ~ 322; 8th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 133; 9th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 127; 10th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 136;

“11th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 128; 12th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 136; 13th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 123; 14th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 125; and 15th Batch – Tarco Air ~ 147; making a total of 2,518 evacuees brought back by the Federal Government.

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“During this exercise, no single Nigerian life has been lost so far.”

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