SHINA J. O
The federal govt is set to airlift one thousand and 25 Stranded Nigerians fleeing the conflict-hit Sudan today Friday .
They will be airlifted by three aircrafts, Azman,Max air and Taco aviation.
Among the people to be airlifted are 125 females and 5 children. in the second phase of the mission in Sudan.
Findings also revealed that 900 Evacuees are expected to be air transport from Aswan international airport in Egypt and taco aviation to evacuate the remaining estimated figures in Port Sudan as the 125 females are already boarding.
The airlines departed for ANSWAN airport in Egypt on Thursday for the airlift of more citizens still caught in the crossfire but have managed to reach the border between Sudan and Egypt.
Nigerians fleeing war -zone in Sudan are expected to arrive Abuja, capital today Friday as the second phase will be airlifting the last set of evacuees in Aswan international airport, Egypt.
The national management emergency Agency, NEMA told Press that the federal govt will now focus its attention on port Sudan for further evacuation exercise.
A contingent of 378 citizens who were airlifted from Egypt late Wednesday had arrived in two separate aircraft, NAF C-130 and airliner, Air Peace on Wednesday.
The aircrafts arrived minutes apart from each other at about midnight. The evacuees were received by top government officials led by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, NEMA and Director-general, Nigerians in Diaspora commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri.