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SUDAN WAR: Egypt Gives Condition For Nigerian Evacuees To Cross Border


SUDAN WAR: Egypt Gives Condition For Nigerian Evacuees To Cross Border

As the Nigerian government tries to evacuate her citizens from warring Sudan, the Egyptian authorities, has given condition for Nigerians evacuees to cross it’s border.

According to Nigeria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama on Sunday, 637 Nigerians who have been moved out of Sudan, are yet to gain entry into Egypt three days after their arrival as the Egyptian authorities have refused them access at the border with Sudan.

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Onyeama said the Egyptian authorities had insisted on clearing all the 637 Nigerians before they could be allowed entry into their country.

He explained that the Federal Government might move the students to Port Sudan for evacuation if Egypt delayed further.

According to report, Egyptian authorities are demanding for;

“Details and schedule of the aircraft; capacity of the aircraft; a strong pledge that once our citizens depart the border, they will be conveyed directly to the designated airport.”

“Comprehensive list of the evacuees, with passport numbers; valid travel documents (passport or ETC); the presence of Nigerian government officials at the points of embarkation; and standby buses that will immediately convey them to the airport.”

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