Wednesday, August 24

Stranded Nigerians trying to travel to Europe through Libya returned home

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has disclosed that at least, 241 Nigerians have been repatriated from Libya. Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA’s spokesperson, said the 241 Nigerians were repatriated on Tuesday from Libya and landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 3:41pm.

“The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) facilitated the repatriation of the 241 returnees from Libya today. The breakdown indicates that 67 female and 174 male were repatriated,” he said. 
 “NEMA received the returnees at the MMI Airport, Lagos and gave refreshment and facilitated their transportation to their respective states of origins or their places of destinations with transport fares. 
“The returnees are some of the stranded Nigerians trying to look for green pasture in foreign land through Libya.

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