The Federal Government has said that a total of 2,090 evacuees have been received by Nigerian embassies.
This was contained in a press release signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda.
Aduda said Nigerian embassies in Hungary received 650 persons, Poland, 350 persons; Romania, 940 persons; and Slovakia, 150 persons.
He added that first batch of evacuees are expected to arrive the country on Thursday, March 3.
It reads in part: “So far, we have the following records of evacuees received by Nigerian embassies at: Hungary (650 persons), Poland (350 persons), Romania (940 persons) and Slovakia (150 persons).
“The capacity and route of the airlines are as follows: Max Air to Romania 560 persons, Airpeace to Poland 364 persons and Airpeace to Hungary 360 persons.
“The first batch of evacuees are expected to arrive Nigeria on Thursday, March 3, 2022.
“Once again, we assure Nigerians that we are working round the clock to see that our citizens are brought back home safely.
“Consular helplines: +234 916 084 7498, +234 701 088 2907.”