In Summary

• On March 8, the 26 students were evacuated from Sumy through the humanitarian corridor to Poltava.

• On Wednesday, they left Poltava and were driven to Lviv on the Ukraine border with Poland.

All 26 Kenyan students who were stuck in Ukraine have safely arrived in Hungary.

The students were evacuated on Wednesday from the city of Poltava, where they arrived on Tuesday after their safe evacuation from Sumy. 

A statement released on Wednesday by Kenya's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the 26 were on their way to the town of Lviv on the Ukraine border with Poland.

The ministry said the students were being escorted by officials from the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kenya in Ukraine.

A Kenyan student leader who was with the group confirmed to the Star via a text message Thursday that they arrived in Hungary safely on Wednesday.  

Another Kenyan, Dr Maria Bayerl, who is based in Bucharest, Romania, and who has been following the developments closely confirmed that the students were safe.

"Good news is our students are safe and sound in Hungary. During the course of the day, you can try to get in contact with them. To God be the glory," Bayerl said. By Emmanuel Wanjala, The Star