No less than one hundred and twenty-nine Nigerians who were rescued from the war-torn Sudan have arrived Nigeria.
They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Monday.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission via its Twitter handle.
The 129 evacuees are the eighth batch, bringing to a total of 1,600 evacuees so far.
The statement read, “The 8th batch of Evacuees: 129 Nationals that departed Port Sudan International Airport, landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport around 9:25 am local time on May 8 via Tarco Air.
“Making a total of 1,600 evacuees so far. The good news is, no Nigerian life has been lost so far.”