The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has dispatched assorted food items approved for the Nigerian Embassy in Sudan to cater for the stranded Nigerians that are waiting for airlift in Port Sudan back home from war-torn Sudan.
The food items, according to the Director General NEMA Mustapha Ahmed is meant to cater for the Nigerian citizens while the continuous evacuation is being strengthened.
” The items consist of 100 bags of 10 kg rice, 50 bags of 10kg beans, 10 cartons of seasoning, 50 cartons of spaghetti and 5 bags of iodized salt.
” The items were airlifted on Thursday to Port Sudan by Tarco Aviation which earlier brought 123 stranded Nigerians to Abuja.
“The latest arrival has brought the total number of evacuated stranded Nigerians to 2,246 in 12 different flights,“ Ahmed explained
It must be emphasized that the evacuation exercise is continuing with efforts being made to engage some Nigerian airlines to strengthen the airlift of Nigerian willing and have been profiled to return home from Sudan.
To cushion the effects of food scarcity, @nemanigeria has dispatched assorted food items approved for the Nigerian Embassy in Sudan to cater for the stranded Nigerians that are waiting airlift in Port Sudan back home from war torn Sudan. @daily_trust @tvcnewsng @channelstv pic.twitter.com/ei6a5lqUgE
— NEMA Nigeria (@nemanigeria) May 11, 2023
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