The Nigerian Government through its embassy in Poland has listed four borders in Ukraine through which Nigerians seeking to exit the country amid the ongoing war can be evacuated.
The four border points listed by the embassy are Hrebenne-Rawa Ruska, Korczowa-Krakowiec, Medyka-Szeginie and Budomierz-Hurszew.
Nigerians in Poland can contact the following phone lines for assistance: +48729275316, +48579201775, +48729242516, and +48739493541.
In a public notice, the Nigerian Embassy in Poland said that “all Nigerians crossing over to Poland would have staff of the Nigerian Embassy waiting for them.
“The Federal Government of is making necessary arrangements for the evacuation of those stranded in Ukraine, through the Embassy in Warsaw, Poland.”
Nigerians crossing the border were asked to present their destination address with border patrol as: 02-953, Kosiarzy 22B, 02-956 Warszawa.
The document said that the Nigerian Embassy staff along with volunteers will be with buses and vans to pick up Nigerians.
Russia invaded Ukraine on Thursday morning after The Russian President Vladimir Putin gave order in televised address.
On Friday, Ukraine’s Health Minister Voktor Lyashko said that 198 Ukrainins have been killed including 3 children since the invasion, He added that 1,115 people have been injured including 33 children.
The UN estimates that 100,000 people have escaped Ukraine as of Friday.
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