The Federal Government has disclosed that it is working to evacuate Nigerian students trapped in the deadly military clashes in Sudan.

The country is currently witnessing hostility between the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary group, Rapid Support Forces.

This was contained in a statement signed by Gabriel Odu for the Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, on Thursday.

Odu said NiDCOM was in consultation with the “National Emergency Management Agency, which is in charge of emergency evacuations, and also with the Nigerian mission in Sudan and other relevant agencies”.


He said the Chairman/CEO, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, “urged all Nigerian students in Sudan as well as Nigerians living in Sudan to be security conscious and calm”.

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