The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) said 102 evacuees returned home from Sudan aboard a Tarco airliner via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
Mr Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, who gave the update on Monday, said the airline arrive at the airport at about 9:15 a.m.
Earlier, had updated newsmen on a Tarco Airline arriving from Port Sudan International Airport.
“Kindly update you on the following:
“Aircraft :B737-500 CS- MAB. Company: Tarco Airline.
“Left Port Sudan International Airport today, 8th May, 2023, at 12:45a.m. local time, with 124 adult, 5 Infants. Total 129 Nigerian nationals (evacuees).
“Estimated time of arrival Port Sudan (PZU) to Juba (JUB) 2 hrs 50 min.
“Stop over 1 hrs in Juba.
“JUB to ABV = 03:30 min. Total = 7hrs 30min.
“The flight is expected to arrive Abuja around 6:30a.m. to 7a.m. Nigerian time.”
Source: News Agency of Nigeria