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Nigeria: Hungary Enacts Legislation to Accommodate Nigerians, Others Fleeing Ukraine Battle

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Hungary has indicated curiosity to accommodate Nigerians and nationals of different worldwide locations fleeing the Ukraine- Russian war that started four days within the past.

This vogue emerged on Sunday in an announcement issued by the Nigerian Embassy in Budapest, the Hungarian capital, stressing that Hungary has enacted law to absorb Nigerians and others.

The Embassy in a Public Shuttle Advisory stated it wished to jabber Nigerian nationals returning from Ukraine, “that the Authorities of Hungary has enacted Decree 56/2022 (24.11), which permits third-country nationals with accurate Ukrainian resident permits to enter Hungary on a transient basis, with out a Schengen visa.

“As such, Nigerians arriving on the Hungary-Ukraine border can enter Hungary, both on transit to Nigeria, or to temporarily reside within the country.”

It additional acknowledged that arrangements are underway for the transportation of Nigerians nationals, to permit them stabilise.

“To that close attributable to this truth, affected Nigerian nationals wishing to be admitted into Hungary are suggested to beget their hasten paperwork (accurate Nigerian passport and Ukrainian resident permit) with some money in Euros, and cooperate with the Hungarian border authorities.

“Affected Nigerian nationals are suggested to send their names, cell phone numbers, e mail addresses and a reproduction of their passport biodata web divulge to the Embassy’s consular e mail: [email protected],hu, to permit the facilitation of the aforementioned arrangements.

“For files and guidance on consular assistance, please contact the next persons, who may presumably perhaps be on ground to coordinate: I. Mr. Stanley OPARA (Consular Officer) +36308202903 Il. Mr. Ayotunde Adigun (Immigration Attache)+36308639203 4.

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“Indirectly, additional crucial updates shall be frequently communicated by contrivance of the legit web region of the Embassy (www.nigerianembassy.hu). Please push aside any files purportedly issued by the Embassy about entry into Hungary, that is never always conveyed by contrivance of Mission’s web region,” the observation added.

The Federal Authorities had earlier on Sunday suggested Nigerians in Ukraine to transfer to the Hungarian Zahony border and Romanian Suceava, Tulcea, Satu Mare County & Maramures borders, as they’ve permitted visa-free score entry to to all Nigerians coming from Ukraine and arrangements for lodging and feeding sooner than evacuation is arranged.

This became sequel to the unwell-treatment reportedly meted out to Nigerians who tried to fly into border of Poland.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama in an announcement on Sunday signed by the Permanent Secretary, Gabriel Aduda stated the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is utterly abreast of the overall challenges Nigerians crossing into worldwide locations bordering Ukraine, especially the Polish border, are facing and the authorities is taking ample measures to assuage these challenges.

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