The Egyptian border has been opened for the evacuation of Nigerian students fleeing from Sudan.
The buses arrived in Sudan to evacuate Nigerian students caught in the ongoing crisis.
The buses were meant to take the students to the Egyptian border from where they were to be airlifted to Nigeria.
However, on getting to the Aswan border in Egypt, they were refused entry.
NIDCOM Disclosed the Egyptian authorities were insisting on visas, and that the Nigerian mission in Egypt was working to rectify the issue.
Hopeful for a resolution, the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) evacuation team left for Aswan Airport on April 29 to airlift the stranded Nigerians.
Confirming the update This afternoon, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa tweeted: “The border has just been opened, (with stringent conditions ) after President Buhari’s intervention with the Egyptian President