Instances of racism against Nigerian citizens trying to flee Ukraine
Nigeria expresses dissatisfaction with suspected racism against refugees. Nigerian President Buhari has expressed his dismay at reports of racism against Nigerian citizens trying to flee Ukraine. Nigeria calls on border officials in Ukraine and neighboring countries to treat everyone who wants to make the crossing equally.
Some 4,000 Nigerians are still trapped in Ukraine, the BBC reports. In a statement on Twitter, Buhari said reports have been received that Ukrainian police are denying Africans access to trains and buses to leave the country towards the Polish border.