The Federal Government, on Thursday, said measures to keep Nigerians in Ukraine safe and move those who wish to leave the war-hit country is ongoing.
This is coming hours after Russia launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea, the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War II.
A statement signed by the spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisca Omayuli, said the Federal Government received with surprise reports of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been reassured by the Nigerian Embassy in Ukraine of the safety of Nigerians in that country and measures being undertaken to keep them safe and facilitate the evacuation of those who wish to leave.
“In the meantime, the Nigerian Mission has confirmed that military action by the Russians has been confined to military installations,” the statement added.