- The Nigerian ministry of foreign affairs has pledged to ensure the safety of all Nigerians residing in Ukraine
- Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister, on Thursday, February 24, said the federal government is planning to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return home
- Onyeama al\dded that the government is considering to begin flight operation for citizens, particularly students
Following the unrest in Ukraine and bombings from Russia, the federal government on Thursday, February 24, said it is planning to evacuate Nigerians.
In a speech on Thursday the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said the government is seriously considering flight operations to evacuate Nigerian citizens from Ukraine.
Onyeama noted that the Nigerian embassy in Kyiv has been contacted to arrange those wishing to return home from other areas like Donetsk and Luhansk, Leadership report.
He affirmed that the ministry will do its utmost to ensure the safety of Nigerians in Ukraine, especially students.
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Via its Facebook page, the ministry released a statement to this effect:
Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Nigerian pastor drops scary prediction, sends message to Putin, Biden, others
Meanwhile, Primate Elijah Ayodele, the leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has dropped a prediction on the crisis between Russia and Ukraine.
The cleric made a statement concerning the crisis during a prayer meeting with notable African leaders at his mountain located around the Lome-Benin-Nigerian border a few days ago.
Legit.ng gathered that Ayodele cautioned Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, and Joe Biden, president of the United States, stating that he foresees the crisis escalating beyond necessary and causing destruction in other countries.
Russia-Ukraine crisis will not lead to Third World War - Ayodele
Speaking further, the cleric revealed that the Russia-Ukraine crisis it will not lead to a third world war. Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish?
He, however, warned that the destruction will be too much to bear if both leaders don’t cease fire and put an end to the crisis now.
The man of God also called on the international community to immediately intervene for the sake of humanity.
‘’International communities should handle the crisis between Ukraine and Russia now otherwise it will escalate beyond necessary.
"I advise Joe Biden and Putin to a cease-fire, this crisis will escalate to something more disastrous, it will cause destruction though it will not lead to third world war but I see the destruction that will affect other countries.’’