The Nigerian Federal Government (FG) on Friday gave all Ukraine returnees a sum of $100 which is about N48,000, to ameliorate their sufferings.
According to source, this is contained in a statement by Mr Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Head of Media and Public Relations, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abuja.
It was reported some days ago that the first batch of Nigerians stranded in Ukraine returned home from Romania through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. It was said that they were about 450 Nigerians on the first batch.
According to Balogun, the returnees, mostly students, arrived in Nigeria with Max Air flight 747 at 7:10 a.m.
He, however added that the evacuees from Poland could not return on Thursday because their flight was rescheduled for Friday, to arrive in Abuja at 2.30p.m
He continued by saying that Air peace left on Thursday to pick the passengers from Hungary, and was expected to arrive in Abuja at 4.30 p.m.