Disregard information not on official website, warns Nigerian Embassy – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Bucharest, Romania, has warned concerned Nigerian nationals in Ukraine to disregard the information on its official website.

Russia recently invaded Ukraine, leaving Nigerians and other nationals of the country stranded and seeking ways to leave the country.

The Embassy issued the warning in a public notice dated February 26, 2022, which read in part as follows: “The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bucharest, Romania, wishes to emphasize that any information not contained on its official website: www.nigeriaembromania. gov.ng should be ignored.

He further stated that “The Embassy would like to inform Nigerian nationals arriving from Ukraine that arrangements have been made by the Embassy to receive them at the Romanian ports of entry.

“Embassy hotlines and consular numbers are: Consular Officer +40747309174 and Head of Chancery +40786091964.

“The following contact persons are deployed at the four entry points and can be contacted accordingly. Siret County – Mr. Dayo Adedoye +40749335927 and Mr. Suleiman L. Ahmed +40754859685; Sighetul Marmatiel, Maramures County – MPO Akanmode +40752482924; Isaccea, Tulcea County: David O. Abraham – +40764505900; Halmeu, Satu Mare County: Mohammed M. Liman – +40749828499.”

According to the press release, “this arrangement is in addition to those already put in place by the Romanian authorities to accommodate Ukrainian nationals evacuated/repatriated from all countries.

“Affected Nigerian nationals are advised to ensure they arrive at ports of entry with valid travel documents and to cooperate with the Romanian immigration officer at the border.

“The Embassy can be contacted via the following emails: [email protected] and [email protected].”

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