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The first batch of Nigerian evacuees from Sudan moved to Egypt border

Nigerian Ambassador to Egypt, Nura Rimi, has said that the first batch of stranded Nigerians has been moved from the Sudanese side to the Egyptian side of the border.

He disclosed this on Tuesday, May 2, adding that Nigerians are now being prepared for their departure to Abuja through Aswan Airport.

The Egyptian authorities had not opened its border with Sudan for the students, six days after their arrival.

However, giving updates on the evacuees, Rimi said, “#TeamCairo has successfully moved our students from the Sudanese side to the Egyptian side of the Arqeel border.

“Priority was given to female students in the orderly movement of the 449 students across the border.

“The students are now being prepared for their departure to Abuja through Aswan Airport.

“With the arrival of Air Peace and the NAF Plane, the onward journey home begins soon after necessary documentation.”

Meanwhile, the second batch of stranded Nigerians evacuated from Khartoum, the capital of Sudan arrived in Port Sudan on Tuesday for possible airlifting to Nigeria.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online news platform - Politics, Sport & Entertainment. Prevail Inegbenose hails from Irrua, Esan Central LGA of Edo State. He studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. Prevail Inegbenose is a veteran journalist with 15 years of active and practical journalism. He has authored so many write-ups, a lot of which had been published in the newspapers, magazines and social media. Hence Prevail Inegbenose is a Journalist, Writer, Researcher, Author, Communication Expert and Consultant, Social Media Influencer, Project Management Expert, Peace Ambassador and Advocate of Good Governance and Better Society. He's a Pastor, in fact the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja Nigeria.

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