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Sudan: Almost 7,000 people, including Nigerians, stranded on Egyptian border As a result of the crisis occur in Sudan.

On Friday, the federal government called on authorities along Sudan’s adjoining border to create humane conditions for about 7,000 nationals, including Nigerians, to have unfettered access to their various destinations.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Council, which made the appeal, said the nationals had not been allowed to cross the border into Egypt since arriving in Egypt on Thursday night.

Dabiri-Erewa confirmed on Thursday that the first group of Nigerians stranded in Sudan had arrived at the Aswan border in Egypt.

Dabiri-Erewa confirmed the development in a post on Twitter, saying the borders were closed when the students got there, adding that they would be heading to the airport in the morning.

However, in a statement signed by NiDCOM Propaganda Department Gabriel Odu, the chairman said: “The Nigerian Mission in Egypt has been working tirelessly on this as the Egyptian authorities insist on visas for their African compatriots to transit back home.

She appealed to the Egyptian authorities to kindly allow already traumatized travelers to transit to their final destinations in various African countries.

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