The Federal Government has revealed that there are no Nigerians in Afghanistan to be evacuated following the recent evacuation of many nationals from Afghanistan due to the recent takeover of the government by the Taliban.
The US has since evacuated 4500 of its citizens, the UK government has evacuated 15, 000 persons under the Operation Pitting Evacuation mission since the Taliban took over.
Reacting to calls for the evacuation of Nigerians in the country, the spokesperson of NiDCOM, Abdul-rahman Balogun, said there are no Nigerians in Afghanistan.
“We don’t have any Nigerian in Afghanistan. That’s why we are not carrying out evacuation from the country.”