Azman Air, a Nigerian airline, has received approval from the Federal Government of Nigeria to evacuate stranded Nigerian citizens in Sudan.
The airline disclosed this on Monday night via its official Instagram handle.
According to the airline, the evacuation will begin tomorrow (Tuesday).
The statement reads, “Azman Air has received the approval of the Federal Government to Evacuate Nigerians stranded at the Egyptian border amid the Sudan crisis with the 409-Seater Airbus A340-600.
“Evacuation is expected to commence from Tuesday, May 2 as we await final clearance from Egypt.”
Recall that Air Peace had also indicated interest to evacuate Nigerians who were stranded in Sudan free of charge amidst the escalating fight in the country.
The Chairman and Chief Executive Office of the airline, Allen Onyema, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
According to Onyema, Nigerian students and others stranded in the war-racked nation have urgent “needs for our help.”