From Princely Onyenwe
Over there in Sudan, the Nigerian Embassy says they are working on getting the final approval from the Sudanese authorities to commence the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in the country.
On this development therefore, the embassy has also called for calm and asked students and other Nigerians living in Sudan to remain indoors.
This was contained in a statement shared by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Digital Communication, Bashir Ahmad via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday.
Recall that Nigerian students in the war-torn region called on the Federal Government to evacuate them.
The development had generated reactions as many faulted the government’s approach to the matter.
However, the Presidency said the situation is given the Nigerian government sleepless nights while efforts are on high gear to relieve the students from Sudan.
According to Ahmad, Nigerian authorities are working hard to ensure the safety of the students.
He wrote, “The Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum has, again, called for calm and asked students and other Nigerians living in Sudan to remain indoors as they are working on getting the final approval from the Sudanese authorities to commence their evacuation.
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