By Our Correspondent
Nigerians stranded in Ukraine have been granted visa free entry to Romania.
Consequently, Nigerians have been advised to go through the Romania borders with Ukraine.
This is as Federal Government on Sunday said it is taking adequate measures to address the challenges faced by Nigerians caught up in Ukraine.
Ukraine is currently under military attacks from Russia.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement said the arrangement was as a result of the discussions between Mnisters of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and Ukraine.
The statement which was signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda also said that Ministry was fully abreast of all the challenges Nigerians crossing into countries bordering Ukraine, especially the Polish border, are facing and we are taking adequate measures to assuage these challenges.
The statement further reads: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is fully abreast of all the challenges Nigerians crossing into countries bordering Ukraine, especially the Polish border, are facing and we are taking adequate measures to assuage these challenges.
“The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs has spoken with his counterpart, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine on these unsavoury development and both are working on alleviating the suffering of Nigerians including deploying the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to the border to ensure easier access to all Nigerians and other nationals.
“For now, movement to the Hungarian Zahony border and Romanian Suceava, Tulcea, Satu Mare County & Maramures borders is advised, as they have approved visa free access to all Nigerians coming from Ukraine and arrangements for accommodation and feeding before evacuation is arranged.
“Parents, guardians and wards of Nigerians in Ukraine are please enjoined to remain calm as the Federal Government of Nigeria is working very hard to get them all home safely.”