Channels Tv reports that Nigeria has carried out the first batch of evacuation of its citizens from war torn Central African Republic.
Over 360 returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Saturday.
Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Nigerian Army and the Foreign Affairs Ministry are handling the evacuation process which will continue for the next six days.
According to a UN report, nearly one million people have been displaced from their homes in the clashes between Christian militias and the mainly Muslim Seleka rebel group that overthrew President Francois Bozize in March.
“At the Abuja airport, the anxiety is profound and the uncertainty huge in spite of the apparent relief.
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