With the war in Sudan getting tougher by the day, countries are also finding it tougher to transport their citizens out of the country.
How Nigeria Will Spend $1.2 million to Lift Her Citizens From Sudan
Nigeria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has estimated the cost of moving Nigerians from Sudan to neighbouring Egypt to the tune of $1.2 million.
Onyeama who was a guest of Arise TV detailed the sum to also cover about 40 buses plus security to these vehicles for over 5,500 Nigerians.
The high cost of the evacuation will also cover for the eight-hour journey from Luxol to Cairo and the eleven-hour trip from Aswan to Cairo, Egypt.
In the interview monitored by NewStori, the Minister said the situation is unprecedented.
This situation is unprecedented, and the risk is high, which has impacted the cost of transportation.
It is however reported no Nigerian has lost his or her life in the war torned country.
Why The War in Sudan Has Persisted
Recall that there has been a power struggle between the armed forces chief, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, and the head of the Rapid Support Forces paramilitary group, Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo.