The Federal government says as soon as the airports in Ukraine are opened, it plans to evacuate Nigerians who are willing to leave the country.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisca Omayuli, says the Nigerian government is surprised by the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military.
The Ministry added that the Nigerian Embassy in Ukraine has reassured the safety of Nigerians in Ukraine, stating that measures have so far been put in place to keep them safe and facilitate their evacuation if they wish to leave the country.
See a copy of the statement below…
Meanwhile see reactions to the statement released below